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Table 2 Distribution of the sample of married women age 15–49 in the original sample and in the matched sample by selected characteristics, Egypt SPA 2002; Egypt IDHS 2003

From: Family planning services quality as a determinant of use of IUD in Egypt

Background characteristic Total sample Matched sample
  N Percent N Percent
Status of contraceptive use
   Use IUD, public sources 2035 24.1 1,645 24.4
   Use IUD, private sources 1060 12.6 862 12.8
   Use other methods 1685 20.0 1,327 19.7
   Not use contraceptive 3664 43.4 2,901 43.1
Quality of family planning index
   Low - - 2,171 32.2
   Middle - - 1,998 29.7
   High - - 2,566 38.1
Distance to the nearest facility
   < 4 km - - 3,774 56.0
   ≥ 4 km - - 2,961 44.0
Type of facility
   Government hospital - - 815 12.1
   MCH/Urban health unit - - 938 13.9
   Rural health unit - - 2,134 31.7
   Mobile/Health office - - 1,342 19.9
   NGO - - 1,506 22.4
Age
   15–19 332 3.9 274 4.1
   20–24 1,343 15.9 1,080 16.0
   25–29 1,703 20.2 1,383 20.5
   30–34 1,346 15.9 1,056 15.7
   35–39 1,462 17.3 1,156 17.2
   40–44 1,205 14.3 954 14.2
   45–49 1,054 12.5 832 12.4
Number of living children
   0–2 3,820 45.2 3,080 45.7
   3+ 4,625 54.8 3,655 54.3
Education
   No education 3,080 36.5 2,409 35.8
   Some primary 1,053 12.5 869 12.9
   Primary complete 1,190 14.1 936 13.9
   Secondary/higher 3,122 37.0 2,522 37.4
Wealth status1
   Lowest 1,525 18.1 1,187 17.6
   Second 1,621 19.2 1,283 19.0
   Middle 1,742 20.6 1,420 21.1
   Fourth 1,793 21.2 1,401 20.8
   Highest 1,765 20.9 1,444 21.4
Residence
   Urban 3,589 42.5 2,859 42.5
   Rural 4,856 57.5 3,876 57.6
Total 8,445 100.0 6,735 100.0
  1. There are 7,367 married women from clusters that match with a facility within 10 km from cluster's center, but only 6,735 of them match with a facility that offer family planning services
  2. 1The Wealth Index measures a household's relative economic status based largely on household ownership of durable assets. For details on the calculation of the index, see [20].