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Table 1 Characteristics of reproductive aged (15 – 49 years) female respondents in Lubaga division, Mar-Apr 2012

From: Knowledge and attitudes towards use of long acting reversible contraceptives among women of reproductive age in Lubaga division, Kampala district, Uganda

Variable Frequency, N=565 Percentage (%)
Age*   
  15 – 19 34 6.0
  20 – 24 194 34.3
  25 – 29 211 37.3
  30 – 34 78 13.8
  35 - 49 48 8.5
Religion   
  Catholic 222 39.3
  Islam 146 25.8
  Protestant 152 26.9
  Others 45 8.0
Marital status   
  Single 119 20.0
  Married 410 72.6
  Divorced/Widowed 42 7.4
Level of education   
  Primary/Never attended 119 21.1
  Secondary 263 46.5
  Tertiary 183 32.4
Number of children delivered   
  0 139 24.6
  1 – 3 320 56.6
  4+ 106 18.8
Ever had an abortion   
  No 445 78.8
  Yes 120 21.2
Previous use of LARC   
  No 230 40.7
  Yes 325 59.3
Current use of LARC   
  No 386 68.3
  Yes 179 31.7
  1. *Range = 15 – 49, mean age (SD) = 26.34 ( 5.35), median (IQR) = 25 (23 – 29).