Table 1

Percent distribution of ever pregnant HIV-positive female adolescents by various characteristics, Kenya
Characteristics Percent
Current age (years) (N=394)
15-17 17.0
18-19 83.0
Age at first pregnancy (years) (N=394)
<15 9.4
15-17 66.5
18-19 23.6
Don’t know/missing 0.5
Education level (N=394)
No schooling 4.3
Primary education 69.8
Secondary and above 25.1
Missing 0.8
Region (N=394)
Nairobi 36.0
Coast 14.0
Nyanza 35.5
Rift Valley 14.5
Currently married/living together 22.8
(N=394)
Number of times pregnant (%)a (N=394)
1 75.9
2 20.3
3 3.3
4 0.5
Percentage of pregnancies that are unintendeda 73.9
(N=506)
Percentage of live births that are unintended 74.0
(N=430)

aInclude current and those pregnancies that ended in live birth, miscarriage, stillbirth or abortion.

Obare et al.

Obare et al. BMC Women's Health 2012 12:34   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-12-34

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