Table 1

Sample characteristics of women aged 15-24 at birth of last child

Number

Percentage


Place of residence

Urban

513

30.6

Rural

1,162

69.4

Household wealth

Poor

630

37.6

Medium

551

32.9

Rich

494

29.5

Education

None

235

14.0

Primary

1,087

64.9

Secondary+

353

21.1

Ethnicity

Kikuyu

329

19.6

Luhya

293

17.5

Luo

222

13.3

Kamba

155

9.3

Other

676

40.4

Parity (CEB)

1

845

50.5

2

488

29.1

3+

342

20.4

Age at birth of last child

15-19

534

31.8

20-24

1,143

68.2

Marital status

Never married

256

15.3

Formerly married

154

9.2

Currently married

1,265

75.5

Timing of first ANC visit

None

227

13.6

Late

1,265

75.5

Early

183

10.9

Type of delivery assistance

None

434

25.9

TBA

411

24.5

Skilled professional

830

49.6

Total (n)

1,675

100.0


Ochako et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2011 11:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-11-1

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