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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Social consequences of COVID-19 on fertility preference consistency and contraceptive use among Nigerian women: insights from population-based data

Variables (n = 774) Freq Percentage (%)
Socio-demographics
 Age (Years): Mean (SD) 35.19 (7.52)  
Age group (Years)
  15-24 76 9.8
  25-29 130 16.8
  30-34 181 23.4
  35-39 180 23.3
  40-44 136 17.6
  45-49 71 9.1
Highest education
  None 103 13.4
  Primary 131 16.9
  Secondary 304 39.2
  Tertiary 236 30.5
Employment
  Yes 640 82.8
  No 134 17.3
Place of residence
  Urban 633 81.8
  Rural 141 18.2
Wealth quintile
  Lowest 124 16.1
  Lower 136 17.6
  Middle 154 19.9
  Higher 180 23.3
  Highest 180 23.3
State
  Lagos 548 70.9
  Kano 226 29.1
Social consequences of COVID-19 restrictions
Loss of personal income
  Small 77 9.9
  Moderate 208 26.9
  Large 192 24.9
  No income 297 38.3
Loss of household income
  Some or partial 532 68.7
  Total 242 31.3
Household food insecurity
  No 646 83.5
  Yes 128 16.5
Worry about future household finance
  No 60 7.6
  Yes 714 92.4
Economic reliance on partner
  No 441 57.0
  Yes 333 43.0
Marital and reproductive characteristics
No of times married/cohabit
  Once 699 90.3
  More than one 75 9.7
Family type
  Monogamy 611 78.9
  Polygynous 163 21.1
Children ever-born
   < =1 139 18
  2 163 21
  3 160 20.6
  4 144 18.6
   > =5 168 21.8
History of pregnancy termination in past 3 years
  No 704 91.0
  Yes 70 9.0