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Table 2 Social Position power matrix in the context of nutrition and health status of adolescent who are lactating and pregnant

From: Power dynamics as a determinant of access and utilization of nutrition services by pregnant and lactating adolescent girls in Trans-Mara East Sub-County, Narok County, Kenya

Social Position IndicatorsSocial Position Categories
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Adolescent receives respect and care from spouse respects about health and nutrition status0.445   
Adolescent receives respect and care from people she lives with on health and nutritional status0.546   
Adolescent receives respect and care from in community about my health and nutrition status0.604   
Adolescent receives respect and care from people in church about health and nutrition status0.466   
Adolescent accepts that father value her opinion   0.601
Adolescent accepts that guardian value her opinion  0.648 
Adolescent accepts that spouse still show willingness to support my education despite pregnancy/lactation status 0.647  
Adolescent accepts that her guardian takes full responsibilities in educating her regardless of her status  0.621 
Adolescent accepts that father takes full responsibilities in educating her regardless of my status 0.708  
Adolescent accepts that mother takes full responsibilities in educating her regardless of my status. 0.720 0.445
Adolescent accepts that mother value my opinion   0.724
Adolescent accepts that members of extended families value my opinion  0.443 
Adolescent accepts that peers within the community demonstrate socio-support whenever she is in need.0.478   
Adolescent accepts that she can allocate money to seek health and nutrition services without permission from parents/spouse/guardian/siblings0.550   
Adolescent accepts that she is able to decide on which areas of her needs require resources to be allocated.0.642   
Overall Variance Overall Variance15.413.19.19.0
  1. Table presents data on perceived social position for the target group using 15 indicators. Based on principal axis factoring, the 15 indicators loaded up to four factors accounting for 46.6% of total variance of social position. Cum 0.4 is significant