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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics in women of reproductive age in Kilosa

From: Accessibility, availability and utilisation of malaria interventions among women of reproductive age in Kilosa district in central Tanzania

Variable Response N (%)
Age category (years) 15-19 25 (8.4)
  20-24 54 (18.2)
  25-29 79 (26.6)
  30+ 139 (46.8)
Education At least primary school 207 (69.7)
  None 90 (30.3)
Marital Status Married/living together 227 (76.4)
  Others (single, divorced/separated, widowed) 70 (23.6)
Status in the household Head 36 (12.1)
  Spouse 224 (75.4)
  Daughter 37 (12.5)
Occupation Crop production 273 (91.9)
  Others (Business, Employed) 2 (8.1)
Number of Children One 51 (17.2)
  Two 76 (25.6)
  > Three 170 (57.2)
Number of children < 5 yrs One 227 (76.4)
  Two 61 (20.5)
  Three 7 (2.4)
  Four 2 (0.7)
Total   297