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Table 2 Reproductive history and fertility intentions of study participants

From: Determinants of modern contraceptive use among married Somali women living in Kampala; a cross sectional survey

VariablesFrequency(n = 341)Percentage (%)
Age at marriage
 Less than 20 years15846
 20 to 25 years15746
 26 years and more267
Have you ever got pregnant
 Yes30589
 No3611
Parity
 03611
 Less than 412336
 4 or more18253
aCurrent living children305 
 1 child3011
 2–4 children11144
  > =5 children16445
Space between children286 
 Less than 2 years15755
 2 years10335
 More than 2 years2610
Desired number of children by woman340 
  < 5154
  > =532596
Desired number of children by husband341 
 Same number6218
 More children12035
 Less children/Don’t Know15947
aDesired future spacing305 
  < 2 years9731
 2 years16053
  > 2 years4816
  1. aOnly women with children included