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Table 3 Characteristics of Parents in FGDs (N = 47)

From: Perceptions of minimum age at marriage laws and their enforcement: qualitative evidence from Malawi

  Males (n = 22) Females (n = 25)
Age (mean) 47.1 39.8
Currently married 100.0 76.0
Number of children (mean) 5.1 4.4
Ethnicity 68% Yao; 32% Tonga 64% Yao; 36% Tonga