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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants in Uganda (2019) and Malawi (2019)

From: Adolescent and covert family planning users’ experiences self-injecting contraception in Uganda and Malawi: implications for waste disposal of subcutaneous depot medroxyprogesterone acetate

  Uganda (N = 50)
n (%)
Malawi (N = 60)
n (%)
Age
 Mean age (range) 24 years (15–41) 23 years (15–39)
 Adolescents (age 15–19 years) 23 (46) 28 (47)
 Adults (age 20–41 years) 27 (54) 32 (53)
Current marital status
 Married 26 (52) 43 (72)
 Not married 24 (48) 17 (28)
 Has children 31 (62) 59 (98)
 Mean number of children among those with children (range) 2 children (1–9) 2 children (1–6)a
Education level   (n = 58)
 Never attend school 0 (0) 1 (2)
 Some primary 14 (28) 46 (79)
 Completed primary 2 (4) 1 (2)
 Some secondary 29 (58) 9 (16)
 Completed secondary 5 (10) 1 (2)
  1. aOne participant not asked this question