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Table 1 Descriptive statistics N = 1031

From: Spatial analysis of individual- and village-level sociodemographic characteristics associated with age at marriage among married adolescents in rural Niger

  Mean SD %
Wife’s current age 17.32 1.54  
Husband’s current age 25.54 5.39  
Wife’s education 0–3 0.51 0.79  
Husband’s education 0–3 0.74 0.89  
Wife decides spouse    29%
Quranic school Wives    25%
Quranic school Husbands    34%
Wife’s age at marriage 14.20 1.82  
Wife’s age at first birth 15.72 1.93  
Age difference between spouses 8.22 5.01  
Household assets 0–6 2.05 1.16  
Food insecurity    22%
Wife agricultural labor    41%
Number of children ever born 0.91 0.98  
Live with extended family    82%
Polygamous    13%
Tribe Hausa    30%
Tribe Zarma    70%
District Dosso    32%
District Doutchi    33%
District Loga    35%