Table 1

Estimated and achieved quotas for the 2010 Irish Contraception and Crisis Pregnancy Survey (ICCP-2010)

Categories

Estimated1

Achieved

Difference between sample

and population


Sample size

(n = 3000)

Percentage of population

Sample size

(n = 3002)

Percentage of population


Region

Dublin

930

31%

947

31%

0%


Rest of Leinster

780

28%

816

26%

1%


Munster

795

25%

757

27%

-2%


Connacht and Ulster

495

16%

482

17%

-1%


Men by age

Men 18-25 years

315

9%

285

11%

-1.5%


Men 26-35 years

615

18%

571

21%

-2%


Men 36-45 years

570

20%

586

19%

0.5%


Women by age

Women 18-25 years

315

11%

331

11%

0%


Women 26-35 years

615

22%

638

21%

0%


Women 36-45 years

570

20%

591

19%

1%


Note. 1 Quotas for the survey were derived from the 2010 Quarterly National Household Survey.

McBride et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-45

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