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Table 2 Demographic and social characteristics of teenage mother participants

From: Qualitative evaluation of the Teenage Mothers Project in Uganda: a community-based empowerment intervention for unmarried teenage mothers

Characteristic N = 1036 %
Religious background ( N= 1023)   
Catholic 749 73.2
Protestant 238 23.3
Muslim 36 3.5
Marital status ( N= 1022)   
Married 591 57.8
Unmarried 431 42.2
Participation in TMP   
Passed away 17 1.6
Retracted from project because of continued education, employment, business, or marriage 512 49.4
Participating in project 507 49.0
Highest level of education* ( N= 960)   
Primary education (level 1–7) 385 40.1
At least lower secondary education (level 1–4) 468 48.8
At least higher secondary education (level 5–6) 88 9.2
Higher education or university 19 2.0
  1. * These figures include both project participants who attended education and participants who resigned from education.