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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of women participants (n = 57)

From: A multidimensional approach to inform family planning needs, preferences and behaviours amongst women in South Africa through body mapping

Age (years)
 18–20712%
 21–303663%
 31–501425%
Marital status
 Single4782%
 Married712%
 Other (divorced, engaged)35%
Home language
 English12%
 Xhosa2137%
 Afrikaans3561%
Highest level of education completed
  < =Grade 113358%
 Grade 122137%
 Post-secondary35%
Employment status
 Employed59%
 Unemployed5291%
Currently using contraception4172%
Current contraceptive method (n = 41)
 No method1628%
 Female sterilization35%
 IUD12%
 Implant59%
 Injection2747%
 Oral contraceptive pill24%
 Male or Female condom35%
Prior contraceptive method
 Never used916%
 IUD12%
 Implant35%
 Injection3663%
 Oral contraceptive pill59%
 Male or Female condom35%
Current number of children
 01221%
 12239%
 21526%
 3–6814%
Number of children desired in the future (n = 56)
 02952%
 11221%
 2–41527%