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Table 4 Wantedness of and marital status at first adolesecent birth among Uganda women age 20–24 years, 1995–2016 UDHS

From: Trends and determinants of adolescent childbirth in Uganda- analysis of rural and urban women using six demographic and health surveys, 1988–2016

  Survey year
Total Sample with adol. Birth (< 20 years) 1995 2000/01 2006 2011 2016
N = 1033 N = 1504 N = 1065 N = 933 N = 2068
In Union/marriage before first birth in adolescence (column %; 95% CI)
All women 64.9 67.3 64.5 56.8 55.8
(61.3–68.4) (63.6–70.7) (60.8–68.1) (52.8–60.8) (53.1–58.5)
Rural women 901 903 908 771 1622
66.4 69.2 66.0 58.7 56.4
(62.3–70.2) (65.2–73.0) (62.0–69.8) (53.9–63.2) (53.5–59.3)
Urban women 132 152 156 162 446
54.9 55.5 55.7 48.2 53.7
(49.3–60.5) (48.8–61.9) (45.5–65.4) (41.4–55.0) (47.1–60.1)
N analyzed for wantedness (all with birth < 20 years), % and 95 CI
All women with record 354 545 570 490 1111
Then 79.7 76.6 65.7 64.4 60.2
(74.0–84.4) (71.7–80.9) (61.0–70.0) (59.3–69.2) (56.6–63.8)
Later 19.8 14.5 29.3 33.7 37.7
(15.2–25.5) (11.0–18.8) (25.0–34.0) (28.8–39.0) (34.2–41.3)
No more 0.5 8.9 5.0 1.9 2.1
(0.1–2.3) (6.3–12.4) (3.3–7.5) (0.9–3.8) (1.1–3.9)
Rural women 298 466 485 407 872
Then 80.7 79.4 65.6 64.9 63.0
(74.0–85.9) (73.9–84.0) (60.4–70.5) (59.0–70.3) (59.0–66.8)
Later 18.9 14.0 30.2 33.8 36.2
(13.8–25.4) (10.2–19.0) (25.4–35.4) (28.4–39.7) (32.5–40.2)
No more 0.4 6.6 4.2 1.3 0.8
(0.1–3.1) (4.0–10.7) (2.5–6.9) (0.5–3.1) (0.4–1.8)
Urban women 056 079 085 083 239
Then 74.6 60.1 66.1 62.1 50.2
(62.6–83.7) (49.5–69.9) (55.4–75.3) (52.2–71.1) (41.3–59.1)
Later 24.9 17.2 24.2 33.2 43.0
(15.8–36.8) (10.9–26.2) (15.7–35.4) (22.4–46.1) (34.3–52.0)
No more 0.5 22.7 9.8 4.7 6.8
(0.1–4.0) (15.7–31.5) (5.0–18.2) (1.5–14.0) (3.1–14.4)