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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric characteristics

From: Beyond knowledge acquisition: factors influencing family planning utilization among women in conservative communities in Rural Burundi

Characteristics Categories n (%)
FP Used
n(%)
FP not Used
P-value
Age of mother 18–24 104 (19.6) 427(80.4) 0.105
25–29 136 (25.7) 230 (74.3)
30–34 138 (26.7) 379 (73.3)
35–39 83 (15.7) 446 (84.3)
40–44 46 (8.7) 483 (91.3)
45 +  23 (4.3) 512 (95.7))
Educational level of Women No formal education 141 (26.6) 484 (73.4) 0.112
Uncompleted Primary education 197 (37.2) 333 (62.8)
Completed primary education 49 (9.2) 389 (90.8)
Uncompleted secondary education 91 (17.2) 236 (82.8)
Completed Secondary School 48 (9.1) 127 (90.9)
University education 4 (0.8) 84 (99.2)
Parity  ≤ 4 298 (58) 216 (42) 0.034*
5–7 162 (31.5) 1,352 (68.5)
 ≥ 8 54 (10.5) 311 (89.5)
Birth interval between the last two children  < 24 months 173 (37.7) 1, 637 (62.3)  < 0.001*
 ≥ 24 months 286 (62.3) 114 (37.7)
  1. *Chi-square relationship statistically significant