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Table 1 Distribution of respondents by socio-economic and demographic factors

From: Social norms, attitudes and access to modern contraception for adolescent girls in six districts in Uganda

Social economic and demographic variables Number Percent
Sex   
Male 1159 33.8
Female 2268 66.2
Age of respondent   
15–19 349 10.2
20–24 576 16.8
25–29 674 19.7
30–34 558 16.3
35–39 462 13.5
40–44 349 10.2
45+ 459 13.4
Current marital status   
Single 466 13.6
Married 2740 79.9
Widowed/ Divorced/ Separated 221 6.5
Education   
No education 1005 29.3
Primary 1491 43.5
Secondary 707 20.6
Vocational/ University 224 6.5
Religion   
Catholic 1735 50.6
Born again 556 16.2
Protestant 994 29
Traditional 51 1.5
Moslem 54 1.6
SDA 37 1.1
Formally employed in last 3 months   
No 2904 84.7
Yes 523 15.3
Study district   
Amudat 566 16.5
Kaberamaido 571 16.7
Kasese 583 17.0
Moroto 557 16.2
Pader 576 16.8
Tororo 574 16.8
Total 3427 100
  1. Note: SDA = Seventh Day Adventist. Missing cases are not shown. Figures may not add up to 100 % due to rounding errors