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Table 1 Detailed description of the countries, survey years and the sample used in this study

From: Predictors of modern contraceptive use among adolescent girls and young women in sub-Saharan Africa: a mixed effects multilevel analysis of data from 29 demographic and health surveys

Country Survey year Adolescent girls and young women Sample (N) Sample (%)
1. Angola 2015–16 6423 4822 5.3
2. Benin 2017–18 6251 4084 4.5
3. Burkina Faso 2010 6592 4319 4.7
4. Burundi 2016–17 7218 2579 2.8
5. Cameroon 2011 6708 4187 4.6
6. Chad 2014–15 6884 3374 3.7
7. Comoros 2012 2282 683 0.8
8. Congo 2011–12 3963 3235 3.6
9. Côte d’Ivoire 2011–12 3984 2814 3.1
10. DR Congo 2013–14 7661 4953 5.4
11. Ethiopia 2016 6401 2625 2.9
12. Gabon 2012 3407 2487 2.7
13. Gambia 2013 4564 1875 2.1
14. Ghana 2014 3327 2046 2.3
15. Guinea 2018 4267 2315 2.5
16. Kenya 2014 11,483 3215 3.5
17. Lesotho 2014 2842 589 0.7
18. Liberia 2013 3499 2921 3.2
19. Malawi 2015–16 10,369 7382 8.1
20. Mali 2018 4116 2649 2.9
21. Namibia 2013 3577 2151 2.4
22. Nigeria 2018 15,267 4740 5.2
23. Rwanda 2014–15 5252 2084 2.3
24. Senegal 2010–11 6773 2433 2.7
25. Sierra Leone 2013 6739 3059 3.4
26. Togo 2013–14 3337 2188 2.4
27. Uganda 2016 8058 5303 5.8
28. Zambia 2018 5799 3832 4.2
29. Zimbabwe 2015 3938 2138 2.4