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Table 2 Demographic data for male and female community participants

From: Male partner influence on family planning and contraceptive use: perspectives from community members and healthcare providers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Demographic Characteristics Community males (n = 25) Community females (n = 78)
  Percent % N Percent % N
Age 23.8 years [15–40]   26.4 years [15–49]  
 Female   75.0 (n = 78) 103
 Male 24.27 103  
Education
 Below completed secondary school level 84.0 21 48.7 38
 Above completed secondary school level 16.0 4 51.3 40
Relationship status
 Regular partner, > 1 yr., not living together 28.0 7 62.0 48
 Regular partner, < 1 yr., not living together 28.0 7 21.0 16
 Regular partner, > 1 yr., living together 8.0 2 3.0 2
 Married 0 0 3.0 2
 Divorced 0 0 1.0 1
 Casual partner 16.0 4 0 0
 No current partner 4.0 1 10.0 8
 Multiple partners 16.0 4 0 0
Sexual and reproductive history
 Positive Pregnancy 32.0 8 66.6 52
 Unplanned pregnancies 87.5 7 86.5 45
 Planned pregnancies 12.5 1 15.3 8
Current contraceptive use
 None 12.0 3 19.2 15
 Male condoms 68.0 17 60.2 47
 3 monthly injection 24.0 6 24.0 19
 Pill 8.0 2 2.5 2
 Implant 4.0 1 8.9 8