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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of actors in the networks (N = 220)

From: Innovation diffusion: how homogenous networks influence the uptake of community-based injectable contraceptives

VariableEgos (N = 20)Alters (N = 200)Total
n%n%n%
Age group
 < 30525.07738.58237.3
 ≥ 301575.012361.513862.7
Marital status
 Single0042.041.8
 Married2010019698.021698.2
Highest level of education
 No formal education315.05326.55625.5
 Primary or secondary education1260.010954.512155.0
 Tertiary education525.03819.04319.5
Occupation
 Informal945.011959.912858.2
 Formal occupations630.04623.05223.6
 Self-employed/employer525.03517.54018.2
Ethnicity
 Hausa168016180.517780.5
 Othersa420.03919.54319.5
Marriage type  (N = 196)(N = 216)
 Monogamy1155.010553.611653.7
 Polygamy945.09146.410046.3
Use of contraceptives/family planning
 Yes2010018492.020392.3
 No00168.0167.3
Use of CBD injectable contraceptives
 Yes2010016582.518584.1
 No003517.53515.9
  1. aOthers include Igbo, Tangale, Tera, Waja