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Table 1 Characteristics of the Segmentation Study sample by study arm, Dosso region, Niger, 2020

From: Assessment of segmentation and targeted counseling on family planning quality of care and client satisfaction: a facility-based survey of clients in Niger

  Arm 1 Arm 2 Arm 3 Total
Characteristic n = 679a n = 898a n = 1143a n = 2720a
Use of FP at time of visit
 New user (non-user) 41.83 54.79 44.71 47.32
 Continuing user 58.17 45.21 55.29 52.68
Age of the woman
 15–19 13.25 12.03 12.95 12.72
 20–24 27.25 28.06 28.70 28.13
 25–29 26.51 26.50 23.45 25.22
 30–34 17.08 17.71 17.24 17.35
 35–39 10.75 10.91 12.25 11.43
 40+ years 5.15 4.79 5.42 5.15
Marital status
 Unmarried (divorced, widowed, never married, refusal) 0.24 2.45 1.22 1.50
 Married or living with partner 99.26 97.55 98.78 97.50
Level of education*
 None 49.85 38.31 53.28 47.48
 Quranic/literate 14.01 31.63 18.81 21.85
 Primary 16.08 16.04 15.57 15.85
 Secondary or higher 20.06 14.03 12.34 14.82
Parity
 0–1 22.42 19.09 20.18 20.38
 2 20.33 21.26 22.95 21.73
 3 17.34 17.71 17.14 17.38
 4 14.35 15.09 14.64 14.71
 5 12.26 10.97 10.80 11.22
 6+ 13.30 15.89 14.29 14.56
Segmented*
 No 29.01 49.44 NA  
 Yes 49.19 44.65 NA  
 Missing 21.80 5.90 NA  
Received a method during visit
 No 6.25 11.11 6.75 8.08
 Yes 93.75 88.89 93.25 91.92
Method received (among those who adopted)
 Implant 12.03 17.55 10.48 13.15
 IUD 0.16 0.63 0.00 0.24
 Injectable 56.26 53.54 62.95 58.24
 Pill 31.54 28.28 26.38 28.29
 Other 0.00 0.00 0.19 0.08
  1. aSome n’s smaller due to a small amount of missing information
  2. *p ≤ 0.05 for chi-square test between groups