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Table 2 Factors affecting unmet need for spacing in Eastern Sudan, 2012

From: Factors affecting unmet need for family planning in Eastern Sudan

Variable Unmet need for spacing (N=123) Met need (N=448) P
Age, years 32.3 (7.9) 31.9 (7.3) 0.6
Age at marriage, years 23.1 (6) 21.9 (5.4) 0.03
Parity 3.2 (1.5) 3.5 (1.9) 0.08
Rural residence 61 (49.5%) 173 (38.6%) 0.05
Mother education, < secondary 105 (85.5%) 121 (27%) 0.00
Husband education, < secondary 67 (54.5%) 185 (41.2%) 0.006
Occupation, housewife 113 (91.9%) 376 (83.9%) 0.08
Experience of child death 3 (2.4%) 11 (2.4%) 0.6
  1. · Data was shown in mean (SD) and number (%).