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Table 2 Percentage distribution of respondents according to different socio-demographic variable

From: The levels and trends of contraceptive use before first birth in India (2015–16): a cross-sectional analysis

Socio demographic variablePercentage distributionPercentage of women using contraception before firth birth
Place of Residence
 Urban26.215.34
 Rural73.794.53
Religion
 Hindu76.314.77
 Muslim13.314.37
 Others10.385.02
Caste
 SC/ST37.414.57
 OBC41.984.01
 Others20.616.54
Educational Qualification
 No education25.163.11
 Primary14.174.34
 Secondary49.845.13
 Higher10.837.26
Wealth Index
 Poor43.273.77
 Middle21.184.75
 Rich35.555.93
Current age group
 15–195.992.79
 20–2427.265.25
 25–2935.125.05
 30–3431.634.34
Age at marriage
  < =1630.144.29
 17–2252.274.81
 23–3417.595.31
Media Exposure
 Not at all21.953.09
 Weekly/less than weekly20.734.46
 Everyday57.325.48
Zones
 North55.464.33
 South11.362.22
 East25.266.47
 West7.925.73
Total1004.74
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