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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of women aged 15–49 years who had a live birth 2 years preceding the survey, by intake of one dose of 1PTp

From: Socioeconomic inequality in intermittent preventive treatment using Sulphadoxine pyrimethamine among pregnant women in Nigeria

Variables   N (%) IPT§ n (%)
Yes No
Age group 15–24 5362 (24.79) 3222 (60.09) 2140 (39.91)
25–34 10,197 (47.16) 6607 (64.79) 3590 (35.21)
35–44 5357 (24.77) 3453 (64.46) 1904 (35.54)
≥45 705 (3.26) 423 (60.00) 282 (40.00)
Educational status No education 9498 (43.92) 4862 (51.18) 4636 (48.81)
Primary 3373 (15.60) 2232 (66.17) 5162 (33.83)
Secondary 6973 (32.25) 5162 (74.03) 1811 (25.97)
Higher 1777 (8.21) 1449 (81.54) 328 (18.46)
Marital Status Never Married 600 (2.77) 378 (63.00) 222 (37.00)
Married 20,259 (93.70) 12,821 (63.29) 7438 (36.71)
Separated 762 (3.52) 506 (66.40) 256 (33.60)
Place of residence Urban 7634 (35.30) 5559 (72.82) 2075 (27.18)
Rural 13,987 (64.69) 8146 (58.24) 5841 (41.76)
Wealth index Poorest 5007 (23.15) 2368 (47.29) 2639 (52.71)
Poorer 4865 (22.50) 2686 (55.21) 2179 (44.79)
Middle 4549 (21.03) 3072 (67.53) 1477 (32.47)
Richer 3986 (18.43) 2990 (75.01) 996 (24.99)
Richest 3214 (14.86) 2589 (80.55) 625 (19.45)
Region North central 3844 (17.77) 2245 (58.40) 1599 (41.60)
North east 4502 (20.82) 2827 (62.79) 1675 (37.21)
North west 6297 (29.12) 3678 (58.41) 2619 (41.59)
South east 2340 (10.82) 1827 (78.08) 513 (21.92)
South south 2108 (9.74) 1481 (70.26) 627 (29.74)
South west 2530 (11.70) 1647 (65.010) 883 (34.90)
ANCa visits No visits 5630 (26.03) 1158 (20.57) 4472 (79.43)
< 4 times 3778 (17.47) 2745 (72.66) 1033 (27.34)
≥4 times 12,213 (56.48) 9802 (80.26) 2411 (19.74)
Parity 1 child 3678 (17.01) 2410 (65.52) 1268 (34.48)
2 children 3750 (17.34) 2430 (64.80) 1320 (35.20)
≥ 3 children 14,193 (65.64) 8865 (62.46) 5328 (37.53)
  1. a ANC Antenatal Care, § IPT Intermittent preventive treatment