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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of survey participants, by district

From: Using experience to create evidence: a mixed methods process evaluation of the new free family planning policy in Burkina FasoUne évaluation de processus de la nouvelle politique d’exemption du paiement direct pour la planification familiale au Burkina Faso

  District P-value Total (n = 901)
Banfora (n = 511) Sindou (n = 121) Tenado (n = 70) Leo (n = 199)
Age (years)a      0.116  
 15–25 197 (38.55) 40 (33.06) 25 (35.71) 75 (37.69) 337 (37.40)
 26–35 179 (35.03) 41 (33.88) 16 (22.86) 57 (28.64) 293 (32.52)
  36–55 134 (26.22) 39 (32.23) 29 (41.43) 60 (30.15) 262 (29.08)
Education       < 0.001  
 No primary education 215 (42.07) 90 (74.38) 44 (62.86) 137 (68.84) 486 (53.94)
 Primary education or higher 296 (57.92) 31 (25.62) 26 (37.14) 62 (31.16) 415 (46.06)
Has a paid job 242 (47.36) 50 (41.32) 19 (27.14) 95 (47.74) 0.010 406 (45.06)
Relationship status       < 0.001  
 Single and not sexually active 53 (10.37) 10 (08.26) 9 (12.86) 14 (07.04) 86 (09.54)
  Single and sexually active 83 (16.24) 11 (09.09) 4 (05.71) 9 (04.52) 107 (11.88)
  Monogamous relationship 246 (48.14) 39(32.23) 28 (40.00) 110 (55.28) 423 (46.95)
 Polygamous relationship 129 (25.24) 61 (50.41) 29 (41.43) 66 (33.16) 285 (31.63)
Previously gave birth 387 (84.68) 102 (91.89) 59 (96.72) 169 (91.35) 0.005 717 (88.08)
Currently using a method of FP 204 (43.31) 42 (37.84) 16 (25.40) 69 (38.76) 0.045 331 (40.22)
Previous FP use 213 (26.17) 24 (21.62) 8 (12.70) 48 (26.97) 0.090 203 (24.70)
Recent healthcare center visit 25 (04.90) 14 (11.67) 10 (14.29) 32 (16.33)  < 0.001 81 (09.04)
Recent home visit by health care professional 321 (62.82) 90 (74.38) 43 (61.43) 140 (70.35) 0.038 594 (65.93)
Wealth indexa       < 0.001  
 Q1 (poorest) 99 (24.57) 16 (16.67) 0 16 (11.19) 131 (18.99)
 Q2 80 (19.85) 22 (22.92) 12 (25.00) 24 (16.78) 138 (20.00)
 Q3 92 (22.83) 14 (14.58) 8 (16.67) 29 (20.28) 143 (20.72)
 Q4 64 (15.88) 30 (31.25) 14 (29.17) 35 (24.48) 143 (20.72)
 Q5 (wealthiest) 68 (16.87) 14 (14.58) 14 (29.17) 39 (27.27) 135 (19.56)
Possession of a radio 286 (69.93) 47 (48.96) 24 (50.00) 64 (44.44)  < 0.001 421 (60.40)
Size of householdb       < 0.001  
 1–5 175 (34.25) 22 (18.18) 17 (24.29) 41 (20.60) 255 (28.30)
 6–10 248 (48.53) 59 (48.76) 31 (44.29) 103 (51.76) 441 (48.95)
  > 10 87 (17.03) 40 (33.06) 22 (31.43) 55 (27.64) 204 (22.64)
Type of setting       < 0.001  
 Urban 369 (72.21) 34 (28.10) 0 67 (33.67) 470 (52.16)
 Rural, far from a health center (> 5 km) 43 (08.41) 60 (49.59) 0 83 (41.71) 186 (20.64)
 Rural, close to a health center (< 5 km) 99 (19.37) 27 (22.31) 70 (100.00) 49 (24.62) 245 (27.19)
  1. FP family planning; km kilometer; aData is missing for 9 participants; bData is missing for 1 participant