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Table 2 Distribution of married women by community characteristics

From: Multilevel mixed effects analysis of individual and community level factors associated with modern contraceptive use among married women in Uganda

Community characteristic Number (8671) Percentage (%)
Place of residence
 Urban 2107 24.3
 Rural 6564 75.7
Region
 Central 2395 27.6
 Eastern 2349 27.1
 Western 2273 26.2
 Northern 1654 19.1
Distance to health facility
 Big problem 3330 38.4
 Not a big problem 5341 61.6
Community education
 Low 4374 50.5
 High 4297 49.5
Community poverty
 Low 4584 52.9
 High 4087 47.1
Community exposure to family planning messages
 Low 3953 45.6
 High 4718 54.4
Community women working
 Low 4059 46.8
 High 4612 53.2
Community mean age at first marriage(mean, SD) 8671 18.4(1.6)
Community mean age at sexual debut(mean, SD) 8671 16.6(1.1)
  1. Italic items in the percentage column indicate mean (SD) respectively. SD is the standard deviation with all estimates based on weighted data