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Table 3 Relationship between social-economic and demographic factors and access to contraception in the community

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

Social economic and demographic variables Adolescent girls are allowed to access contraception in this community Chi-square
(P-value)
Total
No Yes
Sex    1.47 (0.226)  
Male 72.2 27.8   100
Female 74.1 25.9   100
Age of respondent    16.98 (0.009)***  
15–19 70.1 29.9   100
20–24 70.0 30.0   100
25–29 76.9 23.2   100
30–34 73.3 26.7   100
35–39 77.8 22.2   100
40–44 74.7 25.3   100
45+ 70.0 30.0   100
Current marital status    14.13 (0.001)***  
Single 66.3 33.7   100
Married 74.5 25.5   100
Widowed/ Divorced/ Separated 75.0 25.0   100
Education    233.82 (0.000)****  
No education 91.3 8.7   100
Primary 65.2 34.8   100
Secondary 66.3 33.7   100
Vocational/ University 71.0 29.0   100
Religion    57.29 (0.000)****  
Catholic 69.5 30.5   100
Born again 80.8 19.2   100
Protestant 76.5 23.5   100
Traditional 93.9 6.1   100
Moslem 51.9 48.2   100
SDA 70.3 29.7   100
Formally employed in last 3 months    0.50 (0.477)  
No 73.2 26.8   100
Yes 74.7 25.3   100
Study district    727.53 (0.000)****  
Amudat 95.0 5.0   100
Kaberamaido 73.4 26.6   100
Kasese 79.1 20.9   100
Moroto 96.0 4.0   100
Pader 61.6 38.4   100
Tororo 36.6 63.4   100
Total 73.5 26.6   100
  1. Note: ***=p < 0.01; ****=p < 0.001. SDA = Seventh Day Adventist. Missing cases are not shown. Figures may not add up to 100 % due to rounding errors