Table 1

Description of the Urban Sample 1

Variables


Time lapse (between survey 1 and survey 2)

Mean (Standard deviation)

11.6 (1.5)

Percentage

Education

(%)

None

25.7

Primary

40.1

Secondary+

34.2

Working status

Not working

44.2

Working

55.9

Age

15-19

20.7

20-24

21.9

25-29

19.4

30-34

14.5

35+

23.6

Marital status

Never married

29.8

Currently married

60.6

Other

9.6

Parity

<2

45.5

2-3

25.5

4-5

14.6

6+

14.4

Country

Burkina Faso

16.4

Ghana

16.0

Kenya

12.4

Malawi

10.4

Niger

7.3

Senegal

17.4

Tanzania

20.2

N

19,992


Note: Household wealth is not shown; 1Based on weighted percentage

Ziraba et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:465   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-465

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