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Table 1 Weighted percentage distribution of respondents by selected characteristics

From: The contribution of contraception, marriage and postpartum insusceptibility to fertility levels in Uganda: an application of the aggregate fertility model

Variable   2011 UDHS 2006 UDHS
Category Number Percent Number Percent
Children born 1–3 4,918 56.7 4740 55.6
  4–6 2,114 24.4 2094 24.6
  7+ 1,642 18.9 1697 19.9
Residence Urban 1,717 19.8 1442 16.9
  Rural 6,957 80.2 7089 83.1
Region Kampala 839 9.7 722 8.5
  Central 1,857 21.4 1,675 19.6
  Eastern 2,135 24.6 1,984 23.3
  North 1,524 17.6 1,793 21.0
  Western 2,319 26.7 2,357 27.6
Education level attainment No education 1,120 12.9 1,650 19.3
  Primary 5,152 59.4 5,062 59.3
  Secondary 1,949 22.5 1,488 17.5
  Higher 454 5.2 331 3.9
Religion Catholic 3,524 40.6 3614 42.4
  Protestant 3,754 43.3 3632 42.6
  Muslim 1,124 13.0 956 11.2
  Others 272 3.1 330 3.9
Marital Status Never married 2,118 24.4 2,028 23.8
  Married 5,418 62.5 5,337 62.6
  Formerly married 1,134 13.1 1,167 13.7
Wealth Index Poorest 1,519 17.5 1541 18.1
  Poorer 1,579 18.2 1636 19.2
  Middle 1,608 18.5 1615 18.9
  Richer 1,726 19.9 1621 19.0
  Richest 2,242 25.9 2118 24.8
Age group 15–19 2,048 23.6 1936 22.7
  20–24 1,629 18.8 1710 20.0
  25–29 1,569 18.1 1413 16.6
  30–34 1,086 12.5 1217 14.3
  35–39 1,026 11.8 940 11.0
  40–44 729 8.4 735 8.6
  45–49 587 6.8 580 6.8
Amenorrhea duration 0–4 months 1,675 19.3 1,477 17.3
  5–8 months 831 9.6 812 9.5
  9 + months 1,779 20.5 2,048 24.0
  All other 4,389 50.6 4,194 49.2
Type of Family Planninga All other 6,880 79.3 7213 84.6
  Modern 1,794 20.7 1318 15.4
TOTAL (N)   8,674   8,531  
  1. Note: aThe modern methods included pill, IUD, injection, diaphragm, condom (male or female), sterilization (male or female), implant, or foam/jelly), while all other methods include the rest such as rhythm, folk methods and traditional
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