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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Use of traditional and modern contraceptives among childbearing women: findings from a mixed methods study in two southwestern Nigerian states

Variables Frequencies (n = 809) Percentages
Age
 20 years and below 30 3.7
 21–25 127 15.9
 26–30 249 30.8
 31–35 199 24.6
 36–40 146 18.0
 Above 40 58 7.2
Level of education
 No formal education 8 1.0
 Primary education 114 14.1
 Secondary education 435 53.8
 Tertiary education 252 31.1
Place of residence
 Urban 307 37.9
 Peri-urban 207 25.6
 Rural 295 36.5
Religion
 Christian 677 83.7
 Muslim 132 16.3
Ethnic group
 Yoruba 706 87.5
 Igbo 45 5.6
 Ebira 21 2.6
 Others 35 4.2
Marital status
 Currently married 778 96.2
 Formerly married 5 0.6
 Never married 26 3.2
Employed 692 85.5
Own a phone 761 94.1
Watch television 775 95.8
Own bank account 468 57.8
Use internet 260 32.1
Number of children
 One 189 23.4
 Two 200 24.7
 Three 206 25.5
 Four 141 17.4
 Above four 73 8.8
Income categories
 No income 118 14.7
 N20000 and below 557 69.3
 Above N20000 129 16.0
Socioeconomic status
 Low 52 6.5
 Middle 461 57.2
 High 293 36.4