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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of urban adolescents and young women (15–24 years old), Guinea by survey year

From: Trends in contraceptive use, unmet need and associated factors of modern contraceptive use among urban adolescents and young women in Guinea

Socio-demographic characteristics Variables 1999 DHS 2005 DHS 2012 DHS 2018 DHS
n = 1026
Weighted n = 950
n = 1034
Weighted n = 1095
n = 1650
Weighted: n = 1565
n = 1876
Weighted n = 1916
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Age group (years) 15–19 57.5 53.8–61.2 59.4 56.2–62.5 54.3 51.6–56.9 58.8 56.2–61.4
20–24 42.5 38.8–46.2 40.7 37.5–43.9 45.7 43.1–48.4 41.2 38.6–43.8
Administrative region Boke urban NA NA 9.1 7.3–11.4 9.9 8.0–12.3 7.3 5.9–9.1
Conakry NA NA 47.9 42.5–53.4 58.9 53.3–64.3 46.2 41.5–51.0
Faranah urban NA NA 5.3 4.2–7.3 5.7 3.8–8.5 5.9 4.4–7.7
Kankan urban NA NA 5.7 4.3–7.4 5.2 4.1–6.7 8.0 6.6–9.7
Kindia urban NA NA 8.8 6.1–12.5 9.1 6.2–13.0 13.8 11.1–17.1
Labe urban NA NA 3.5 2.6–4.7 1.6 1.0–2.5 2.9 1.9–4.4
Mamou urban NA NA 2.4 1.7–3.5 1.9 1.3–2.7 3.5 1.7–7.1
N’Zérékoré urban NA NA 17.1 11.6–24.3 7.7 6.0–9.9 12.4 8.8–17.4
Education level No Education 46.9 43.5–50.7 39.7 35.9–43.7 26.2 22.8–30.0 28.9 26.1–31.1
Primary 29.2 26.2–32.3 21.8 19.1–24.8 20.9 18.2–23.9 18.2 15.3–20.7
Secondary 22.3 19.2–25.8 37.8 33.4–42.4 44.7 41.1–48.3 46.0 41.9–48.4
Higher 1.6 1.0–2.7 0.6 0.3–1.3 8.2 6.2–10.7 6.9 7.0–10.4
Religion Muslim 90.5 87.2–92.9 87.4 81.2–91.7 91.7 89.1–93.7 88.8 81.2–91.9
Christian and other 9.5 7.1–12.8 12.7 8.3–18.8 8.3 6.3–10.9 11.2 8.1–18.8
Marital status Never married 53.8 49.9–57.7 59.0 54.3–63.6 64.9 60.6–69.0 67.4 65.1–71.0
Ever married 46.2 42.3–50.2 41.0 36.4–45.7 35.1 31.1–39.4 32.6 28.9–34.9
Ethnicity Soussou 29.5 24.4–35.0 25.6 19.9–31.4 28.6 22.7–35.3 29.5 24.7–34.8
Peulh 28.1 23.4–33.5 33.7 27.7–40.2 31.2 24.9–38.2 25.7 21.5–30.3
Malinké 30.4 26.4–34.8 26.2 22.4–30.3 29.0 25.6–32.8 30.6 26.6–35.0
Other 12.0 9.3–14.9 14.9 10.7–20.4 11;3 8.8–14.3 14.2 9.7–20.4
Household wealth index (quintiles) Poorest 0.2 0.0–1.4 0.6 0.2–2.1 0.5 0.2–1.3 0.4 0.2–2.2
Poorer 0.2 0.0–0.8 1.2 0.5–2.7 0.8 0.4–2.0 2.4 1.1–6.7
Middle 3.7 2.6–5.5 4.7 2.9–7.3 2.7 1.8–4.1 6.1 4.0–8.0
Richer 28.1 23.6–33.0 27.5 22.8–32.6 33.3 28.5–38.4 35.9 28.6–37.5
Richest 67.8 62.9–72.4 66.1 60.6–71.2 62.7 57.3–67.8 55.2 52.6–63.2