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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)
Marital status
 Other (divorced, engaged)35%
Home language
Highest level of education completed
  < =Grade 113358%
 Grade 122137%
Employment status
Currently using contraception4172%
Current contraceptive method (n = 41)
 No method1628%
 Female sterilization35%
 Oral contraceptive pill24%
 Male or Female condom35%
Prior contraceptive method
 Never used916%
 Oral contraceptive pill59%
 Male or Female condom35%
Current number of children
Number of children desired in the future (n = 56)