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Table 2 Reproductive history of respondents in SNNPR, Ethiopia, 2015

From: Contraceptive utilization and associated factors among women of reproductive age group in Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Ethiopia: cross-sectional survey, mixed-methods

Variable Frequency Percent
Marital Status (n = 3205)
 Married and live together 2376 74.1
 Divorced 54 1.7
 Widowed 71 2.2
 Separated 25 0.8
 Single 679 21.2
Wife age at marriage (n = 2526)
 Less than 18 years 1360 53.8
 18–20 years 496 19.6
 Greater than 20 years 343 13.6
 I don’t know 327 12.9
Number of alive children (n = 3205)
 No child 836 26.1
 1–2 children 842 26.3
 3–4 children 751 23.4
 5 and above children 776 24.2
Number of child death (n = 3205)
 No child death 2767 86.3
 1–2 Children 381 11.9
 3–4 Children 48 1.5
 5 and above children 9 0.3
Woman’s desired number of children (n = 3205)
 Not decided 1511 47.1
 1–4 children 1001 31.2
 5 and above children 693 21.6