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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Barriers to modern contraceptive methods uptake among young women in Kenya: a qualitative study

Characteristics Percent N
Age   
 16-19 years 38.2 13
 20-24 years 61.8 21
Education   
 Primary 35.3 12
 Secondary 44.1 15
 College 20.6 7
Marital status   
 Single 55.9 19
 Married 44.1 15
Contraceptive use   
 User 58.8 20
 Non user 41.2 14
Number of children   
 None 52.9 18
 1 child 32.4 11
 2-4 children 14.7 5
Occupation   
 Student 29.4 10
 Unemployed 44.1 15
 Casual job 8.8 3
 Business 17.7 6
Study location   
 Kisumu 38.2 13
 Mombasa 38.2 13
 Thika 23.6 8