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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Determinants of contraceptive use among Nigerian couples: evidence from the 2013 Demographic and Health Survey

Variable   N Percent Mean (SD)
Age 15–19 872 10.07  
20–24 1674 19.33  
25–29 2305 26.62  
30–34 1703 19.66  
35–39 1318 15.22  
40–44 608 7.02  
45–49 178 2.05  
Contraceptive Use Yes 1259 14.5  
No 7399 85.5  
Region North Central 1412 16.31  
North East 1719 19.85  
North West 2851 32.95  
South East 515 5.95  
South Central 1043 12.05  
South West 1118 12.91  
Urban/Rural Urban 2821 32.58  
Rural 5837 67.42  
Religion Catholic 613 7.08  
Other Christian 2808 32.43  
Islam 5099 58.89  
Traditionalist 80 .92  
Other 3 .03  
Male Attitude (contraception is woman’s business) Yes 1833 21.17  
No 6463 74.65  
Male Attitude (contraception makes women promiscuous) Yes 3608 43.5  
No 4688 56.5  
Total number of children     3.0 (3.1)
Years of education     5.19 (6.13)