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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Factors influencing the use of contraceptives through the lens of teenage women: a qualitative study in Iran

Characteristic Number
Age
 13 > = 3
 14–15 5
 16–17 5
 18–19 1
 Mean 14.9
Age of marriage
 12 5
 13 4
 14 3
 15 1
 16 1
 Mean 13.2
Length of marriage (month)
 6> 2
 6–12 3
 13–24 6
 25–36 3
 Mean 10
Educational level of participants
 Elementary school 4
 Junior high school 7
 Senior high school 3
Age of husband
 20–21 2
 22–23 3
 24–25 6
 26–27 3
 Mean 23.85
Contraceptive method (among non-pregnant women)
 Withdrawal 3
 Condom 1
 OCP 1
 Nothing 5
Having child
 0 3
 1 6
 Pregnant 4
 Abortion previous 1