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Table 1 Characteristics of married men whose wives are not pregnant and married non-pregnant women in the PSMS-1 sample

From: Intentions to use contraceptives in Pakistan: implications for behavior change campaigns

  Women
(n = 1788)
Men
(n = 1805)
Province   
   Sindh 25.4% 25.4%
   Punjab 55.7% 55.9%
   Frontier 13.7% 14.0%
   Baluchistan 5.3% 4.8%
Urban 32.9% 34.4%
Age***   
   15-19 6.5% 1.0%
   20-24 15.8% 9.3%
   25-29 23.1% 15.0%
   30-34 22.2% 16.9%
   35-39 19.5% 18.6%
   40-44 9.9% 16.4%
   45-49 3.1% 11.9%
   50 plus   10.8%
Number of living children**   
   0-1 17.4% 21.8%
   2-3 30.4% 26.0%
   4-5 28.6% 28.9%
   6 or more 23.6% 23.4%
Fertility desires**   
Want more/undecided 37.6% 42.1%
Do not want more children 62.4% 57.9%
Education***   
   None 57.9% 31.1%
   Primary 7.4% 8.0%
   Middle 18.1% 30.4%
   Secondary 9.8% 15.4%
   Matriculate or higher 6.8% 15.1%
Intend using a method in the next 12 months   
   Oral Contraceptive 5.1% 4.4%
   IUD*** 4.1% 1.6%
   Injectable*** 4.8% 2.5%
   Condom** 11.3% 14.7%
   Female Sterilization*** 11.9% 7.6%
   Withdrawal 6.5% 8.0%
   Rhythm* 8.7% 6.6%
   Any method*** 41.7% 35.3%
  1. *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.001