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Table 3 Estimated indices of proximate determinants of fertility for selected variable (2011)

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

Variable Category Cm Cc Ci Ca TFR
Religion Catholic 0.739750 0.75710 0.75103 1.0 6.4
  Protestant 0.686338 0.68546 0.77042 1.0 5.5
  Moslem 0.765173 0.70558 0.77160 1.0 6.4
  Other 0.796222 0.65513 0.75729 1.0 6.0
Region Kampala 0.568926 0.54316 0.83333 1.0 3.9
  Central 0.718897 0.64366 0.79491 1.0 5.6
  Eastern 0.758391 0.74057 0.77042 1.0 6.6
  Northern 0.723603 0.84672 0.72150 1.0 6.8
  Western 0.721989 0.68546 0.75358 1.0 5.7
Residence Rural 0.780517 0.76701 0.74822 1.0 6.9
  Urban 0.592744 0.57047 0.81136 1.0 4.2
Wealth Index Poorest 0.821068 0.89191 0.73233 1.0 8.2
  Poor 0.797797 0.78723 0.73665 1.0 7.1
  Middle 0.749112 0.71637 0.73719 1.0 6.1
  Richer 0.741234 0.66709 0.77131 1.0 5.8
  Richest 0.584853 0.54365 0.81934 1.0 4.0
Education None 0.820628 0.87626 0.72595 1.0 8.0
  Primary 0.765763 0.72988 0.75047 1.0 6.4
  Secondary + 0.598991 0.56241 0.82203 1.0 4.2
TOTAL UGANDA 0.724311 0.71870 0.76190 1.0 6.1
  1. Note: C m Index of marriage, C c Index of contraception, C i Index of postpartum infecundability, C a Index of abortion, TFR Total fertility rate
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