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Table 1 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of women

From: Association between sexual violence and unintended pregnancy among married women in Zambia

Characteristics ZDHS 2018
% n
Mean age (in years)   29.3
Age group
  15–19 5.3 238
  20–24 23.1 1,031
  25–29 24.6 1,098
  30–34 20.5 915
  35–39 16.1 720
  40–44 7.7 345
  45–49 2.7 118
Type of residence
  Urban 36.6 1,633
  Rural 63.4 2,833
Educational level
  No education 10.4 466
  Primary 51.3 2,292
  Secondary 33.8 1,510
  Higher 4.4 197
Wealth status
  Poor 45.4 2,027
  Middle 19.1 853
  Rich 35.5 1,586
Employment status
  Unemployed 49.7 2,221
  Employed 50.3 2,245
Age at first marriage
  < 18 46.2 2,064
  18 + 53.8 2,401
Ever used any contraceptive method
  No 18.9 842
  Yes 81.1 3,623
Children ever born
  1–2 36.6 1,635
  3–4 29.9 1,337
  5 + 33.4 1,493
Ideal number of children
  0 0.9 38
  1–2 5.5 241
  3–4 40.3 1,765
  5 + 53.3 2,333
Reproductive health decision-making capacity
  No 49.7 2,217
  Yes 50.3 2,248
Knows fertile period
  No 80.2 3,582
  Yes 19.8 884
Ever experienced any sexual violence  
  No 85.1 3,802
  Yes 14.9 663
Unintended pregnancy
  Intended 35.5 2.880
  Unintended 64.5 1,586
  Total 100 4,465