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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for sociodemographic characteristics of women and men with weighted estimates

From: The role of gender power relations on women’s health outcomes: evidence from a maternal health coverage survey in Simiyu region, Tanzania

  Women
N = 2528
Men
N = 1000
Age Weighted N (%) Weighted N (%)
  < 15–19 572 (22.6%) 273 (27.4%)
 20–29 935 (37.0%) 327 (32.9%)
 30–39 551 (21.8%) 202 (20.3%)
 40+ 469 (18.5%) 192 (19.3%)
Educational Statusa
 No education 520 (20.6%) 108 (10.8%)
 Primary education 1683 (66.6%) 709 (71.3%)
 Secondary education 324 (12.8%) 176 (17.7%)
Household Wealth Quintile
 Quintile 1 411 (16.3%) 131 (13.1%)
 Quintile 2 495 (19.6%) 179 (17.9%)
 Quintile 3 532 (21.1%) 204 (20.5%)
 Quintile 4 611 (24.2%) 282 (28.3%)
 Quintile 5 477 (18.9%) 198 (20.0%)
Urbanicity
 Urban/Mixed 654 (25.9%) 268 (27.0%)
 Rural 1873 (74.1%) 726 (73.0%)
Married or living with partnera
 Not in Union 730 (28.9%) 449 (45.1%)
 In Union 1796 (71.1%) 544 (54.7%)
  1. aDoes not add up to the total due to some participants reporting “Don’t know”. Total number of respondents reporting “Don’t know” to major demographic questions were < 0.5%