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Table 2 Pregnancy intention by selected characteristics

From: Correlates of unintended pregnancy among currently pregnant married women in Nepal

   Experience of unintended pregnancy (%) Total
Number
Demographic characteristics    
Age group*** 15–24 31.3 415
  25–34 48.4 247
  35–49 76.5 61
Ideal number of children# 1–2 children 39.2 404
  Three or more 44.4 303
Total children ever born*** None 20.7 195
  One 28.8 184
  Two 48.2 122
  Three or more 64.9 222
Age at first marriage** Less than 16 years 46.2 339
  16 year or more 36.3 384
Socio-economic characteristics    
Literacy status** Illiterate 44.4 486
  Literate 34.0 237
Occupation Not working/agriculture 41.8 671
  Non agriculture 30.4 52
Place of residence Rural 41.7 673
  Urban 31.7 50
Access to health information/services
Listens to radio ** No 45.3 469
  Yes 33.0 254
Watches television No 42.5 583
  Yes 34.6 140
Travel time to nearest family planning center ##** Up to 30 minutes 38.0 363
  31–60 minutes 45.0 167
  More than one hour 54.1 91
Family planning worker visit* Not visited 39.8 663
  Visited 54.0 60
Socio-cultural factors    
Religion** Non-Hindu 52.2 112
  Hindu 38.9 611
Women autonomy* No autonomy 38.7 571
  Some autonomy 49.7 152
Knowledge and practice of family planning method
Knowledge about family planning method** Lower 46.4 411
  Higher 33.8 312
Ever use of family planning method Never use 39.4 518
  Ever use 44.9 205
  Total 41.0 723
  1. Note: * = p < .05, ** = p < .01 *** = p < .001, # Those respondents who didn't know the sources of FP methods are excluded, ## Travel time is only for those who knew the sources of FP