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Table 1 Characteristics of adolescents from the Oku health district, 1st January 2009 to 31st December 2016

From: Adolescent deliveries in rural Cameroon: comparison of delivery outcomes between primipara and multipara adolescents

Characteristic Primipara adolescents Multipara adolescents Adults
n = 285 % n = 78 % n = 1427 %
Marital status
 Married 186 65.3 32 41.0 220 15.4
 Single 99 34.7 46 59.0 1207 84.6
HIV status
 Positive 6 2.1 5 6.4 70 4.9
 Negative 279 97.9 73 93.6 1362 94.1
Sex of infant
 Male 149 52.5 30 38.5 729 51.0
 Female 135 47.5 48 61.5 701 49.0