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Table 3 Descriptive statistics of the outcome and explanatory variables

From: Spatial variations in family planning demand to limit childbearing and the demand satisfied with modern methods in sub-Saharan Africa

Variable Mean Standard deviation
Demand for family planning to limit childbearing (%) 20.47 11.42
Demand for family planning to limit childbearing satisfied with modern methods (%) 46.52 19.47
Educational attainment (%) 29.08 22.54
Household wealth (%) 23.73 4.25
Occupation (%) 5.49 4.01
Media exposure (%) 46.76 18.15
Joint family planning decision (%) 56.65 14.92
Area of residence (%) 41.55 17.88
Distance to health (%) 38.11 10.80
Husband/partner’s occupation (%) 11.99 5.30
Husband/partner’s educational attainment (%) 40.50 23.52
Density of nurses/midwives (per 10,000) 7.68 6.87
Antenatal care (%) 88.33 11.02
Out-of-pocket expenditure (%) 37.18 19.87
Gross national income per capita (US$) 1617.27 1919.22