Table 4

Age distribution of women at first births by ethnicity

Age at first birth (years)

Ethnicity

n

mean

SD

range


Balanta

1657

19.3

3.6

12

40

Beafada

2777

17.9

3.1

10

37

Fula

1361

18.0

3.4

12

37

other

2055

17.9

3.0

12

35


Total

7850*

18.2

3.3

10

40


* age at first birth is missing for 4 women

SD standard deviation

Fazzio et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:683   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-683

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