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Table 2 Socio-economic and demographic characteristics of women experiencing unintended pregnancies

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

Characteristics Unintended pregnancies  
% 95% CI P-value
Age group    0.000
  15–19 43.1 [36.1,50.4]  
  20–24 37.4 [34.0,41.0]  
  25–29 31.5 [27.9,35.3]  
  30–34 29.6 [26.4,33.1]  
  35–39 39.4 [34.4,44.7]  
  40–44 40.2 [33.4,47.3]  
  45–49 49.3 [38.0,60.6]  
Type of residence    0.507
  Urban 37.4 [33.5,41.5]  
  Rural 34.4 [32.0,36.9]  
Educational level    0.002
  No education 36.6 [31.7,41.7]  
  Primary 36.5 [34.0,39.0]  
  Secondary 36.2 [32.0,40.6]  
  Higher 16.6 [10.7,25.0]  
Wealth status    0.027
  Poor 34.7 [32.2,37.3]  
  Middle 34.4 [30.4,38.7]  
  Rich 37.1 [32.7,41.8]  
Employment status    0.005
  No 38.1 [35.5,40.8]  
  Yes 32.9 [30.0,35.9]  
Age at first marriage    0.748
  < 18 35.8 [33.2,38.6]  
  18 + 35.2 [32.4,38.2]  
Ever used any contraceptive method    0.000
  No 28.6 [25.0,32.5]  
  Yes 37.1 [34.7,39.6]  
Children ever born    0.000
  1–2 34.3 [31.0,37.7]  
  3–4 29.5 [26.5,32.6]  
  5 + 42.3 [39.2,45.4]  
Ideal number of children    0.334
  0 39.6 [23.3,58.5]  
  1–2 41.6 [33.8,49.8]  
  3–4 36.2 [32.5,40.0]  
  5 + 34.4 [32.0,36.9]  
Reproductive health decision-making capacity 0.000
  No 36.7 [33.5,39.9]  
  Yes 34.4 [31.9,36.9]  
Knows fertile period    0.110
  No 36.3 [33.9,38.7]  
  Yes 32.5 [28.4,36.7]  
Ever experienced any sexual violence   0.000
  No 33.5 [31.2,35.8]  
  Yes 47.2 [42.4,52.0]  
  Total 35.5 [33.4,37.7] n = 4,465