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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of multiparous women in Philippines (n = 12,085) and Indonesia (n = 25,543)

From: Barriers for multiparous women to using long-term contraceptive methods in Southeast Asia: case study in Philippines and Indonesia

Variables The use of LTCM
Philippines Indonesia
Yes No P Yes No P
Type of place of residence    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • Urban 46.2% 43.9%   53.2% 47.8%  
 • Rural 53.8% 56.1%   46.8% 52.2%  
Age group    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • 15–19 0.3% 0.5%   0.0% 0.1%  
 • 20–24 4.7% 6.2%   1.3% 2.1%  
 • 25–29 10.4% 15.0%   7.3% 9.2%  
 • 30–34 16.1% 18.9%   16.5% 19.3%  
 • 35–39 21.4% 21.4%   26.9% 24.6%  
 • 40–44 25.6% 18.6%   28.0% 22.3%  
 • 45–49 21.6% 19.5%   19.9% 22.4%  
Education Level    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • No education 0.6% 1.4%   1.1% 2.6%  
 • Primary 19.3% 21.3%   33.4% 40.9%  
 • Secondary 52.6% 48.0%   48.8% 47.6%  
 • Higher 27.5% 29.4%   16.8% 8.9%  
Marital status    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • Single 5.4% 8.3%   1.5% 6.1%  
 • Married/Living with partner 94.6% 91.7%   98.5% 93.9%  
Employment status    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • Unemployed 45.0% 48.5%   39.2% 41.5%  
 • Employed 55.0% 51.5%   60.8% 58.5%  
Wealth status    ***0.000    ***0.000
 • Poorest 18.2% 23.2%   15.0% 19.0%  
 • Poorer 23.0% 21.1%   17.3% 20.0%  
 • Middle 19.7% 19.1%   19.5% 20.2%  
 • Richer 21.5% 18.5%   20.3% 21.0%  
 • Richest 17.7% 18.0%   27.8% 19.8%  
  1. Note: p < 0.001