Table 1

Socio-dermographic Characteristics of the Respondents
Total Teenage pregnant women Adult pregnant women X2 [p value]
Marital Status
Single 50 [22.2] 27 [48.2] 23 [13.6] 29.14 [p<0.001]
Married 175 [77.8] 29 [51.8] 146 [86.4]
Total 225 [100.0] 56 [100.0] 169 [100.0]
Ethnicity
Yoruba 170 [80.0] 44 [78.6] 127 [75.1] 3.67 [pā€‰=ā€‰0.3]
Igbo 24 [10.7] 3 [5.4] 21 [12.4]
Hausa 23 [10.3] 8 [14.3] 15 [8.9]
Others 8 [3.1] 1 [1.8] 6 [3.6]
Religion
Christainity 141 [62.7] 23 [41.1] 118 [69.8] 14.86 [p<0.001]
Islam 84 [37.3] 33 [58.9] 51 [30.2]
Level of Education
Nil 19 [8.5] 2 [3.6] 17 [10.1] 21.19 [p<0.001]
Primary 21 [9.4] 11 [19.6] 10 [6.0]
Secondary 110 [49.1] 35 [62.5] 76 [44.6]
Post -Secondary 74 [33.0] 8 [14.3] 66 [39.3]
Occupation
Unemployed 39 [17.3] 11 [19.6] 28 [16.6] 37.42 [p<0.001]
Civil Servants 52 [23.1] 1 [1.8] 51 [30.2]
Traders 55 [24.4] 9 [16.1] 46 [27.2]
Students 48 [21.3] 20 [35.7] 28 [16.6]
Apprentices 31 [13.8] 15 [26.8] 16 [9.5]
Social Class
Low 165 [73.3] 50 [89.3] 115 [68.0] 9.71 [pā€‰=ā€‰0.008]
High 60 [26.7] 6 [10.7] 54 [31.9]

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Amoran et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:13   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-13

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