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Table 1 Weighted percentages by demographic characteristics, contraceptive use, and subsequent birth/pregnancy for women in union at baseline (2011), midterm (2013) and endline (2015) in three study cities in Senegal

From: Longitudinal examination of changing fertility intentions and behaviors over a four-year period in urban Senegal

 Full baseline sampleaBaseline longitudinal analysis sampleaFull midterm samplebMidterm longitudinal analysis samplebFull endline samplecEndline longitudinal analysis samplec
Sample size (N)190110501609105015171050
Baseline city of residenced
 Guediawaye22.2523.4622.8323.6122.0721.87
 Pikine26.1428.8425.8128.3725.4926.59
 Mbao51.6147.7049.8746.9548.3548.90
Age group (%)
 15–196.314.373.002.260.850.22
 20–2415.9716.5614.1810.9011.335.03
 25–2919.7520.7119.1220.7123.3722.14
 30–3419.5822.0418.5921.3618.9820.78
 35–3918.0017.4719.5221.1819.5121.91
 40–4413.4613.7614.4013.6912.8414.82
 45+6.935.079.599.909.7315.10
Education (%)
 None44.6642.1141.6543.1542.4943.91
 Primary38.0239.6838.1038.9637.4539.33
 Secondary15.5216.7416.6014.7916.3914.12
  ≥ Higher1.801.473.663.1013.612.64
Wealth index (%)e
 Poorest18.5914.6215.4615.0820.7120.00
 Poor21.1121.7823.3421.3721.3521.02
 Middle25.1426.6426.7926.9220.1220.93
 Rich18.9619.3518.5419.2424.1124.72
 Richest16.2117.6115.8817.3913.7113.33
Parity (%)
 012.6910.849.784.499.013.16
 117.7817.1316.7913.6915.398.76
 2+69.5372.0373.4381.8275.6188.09
Modern contraceptive use (%)f
 Non-user73.1467.9065.4059.3960.2657.06
 Long-acting method2.712.757.969.5814.4415.40
 Short-acting method21.0725.5423.6527.7422.5123.97
 Other modern0.440.320.390.460.020.03
 Traditional method2.633.502.592.822.773.55
Intentions for future pregnancy (%)
 Want Now/≤2 years46.4341.9741.6137.2145.2944.02
 Want to delay >2 years32.7137.1833.5436.0928.5525.52
 No more20.8620.8524.8526.7126.1530.45
Experienced birth/pregnancy in period between baseline-midterm or midterm-endline(%)N/AN/A51.2353.1945.9042.61
  1. Note: Women who become sterilized or infecund are excluded from analysis.
  2. aUses baseline weights
  3. bUses midterm weights
  4. cUses endline weights
  5. dSmall percentage of respondents living and surveyed in different cities at follow-up
  6. eWealth index calculated as quintiles using principal components analysis based on assets reported in the household survey
  7. fLong-acting methods include implants and IUD; spacing methods include daily pill, emergency pill, injectables, and condoms; other modern includes LAM and spermicide/mousse/gel