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Table 2 The percentage of men aged 20–49 who were married by age 18, by household wealth quintile, place of residence, and level of education attainment

From: Child marriage among boys in high-prevalence countries: an analysis of sexual and reproductive health outcomes

Country Household Wealth Quintile Place of residence Education
Poorest Second Middle Fourth Richest Urban Rural None or primary Secondary or higher
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 8.3 (6.2–10.9) 9.8 (7.2–13.2) 9.9 (7.6–12.9) 6.6 (4.6–9.2) 4.2 (2.8–6.2) 7.6 (6.4–9.1) 7.4 (5.9–9.2) 11.5 (9.6–13.6) 5.4 (4.3–6.8)
N = 3987 P = 0.002 P = 0.842 P < 0.001
Central African Republic 25.2 (22.0–28.6) 28.2 (25.2–31.5) 22.5 (19.3–26.0) 30.0 (24.9–35.7) 27.5 (22.1–33.7) 28.0 (24.1–32.3) 25.9 (24.0–27.9) 27.0 (25.0–29.2) 26.2 (22.9–29.8)
N = 3893 P = 0.140 P = 0.346 P = 0.670
Comoros 17.1 (12.1–23.6) 10.3 (6.2–16.4) 10.0 (6.6–15.0) 11.9 (8.3–16.8) 9.0 (6.1–13.3) 10.2 (7.4–13.8) 12.0 (9.2–15.6) 13.6 (10.4–17.5) 9.3 (7.1–12.2)
N = 1477 P = 0.135 P = 0.417 P = 0.033
Cuba 13.6 (11.3–16.3) 11.5 (7.7–16.9) 15.4 (6.7–31.5) 13.1 (11.0–15.4)
N = 3125   P = 0.459 P = 0.690
Guatemala 17.1 (14.8–19.7) 14.2 (12.1–16.6) 13.2 (11.2–15.4) 10.2 (8.5–12.2) 5.5 (4.3–6.9) 8.9 (7.7–10.3) 13.7 (12.5–15.1) 16.7 (15.3–18.2) 5.2 (4.4–6.2)
N = 7242 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001
Guyana 11.5 (7.6–17.2) 5.7 (3.2–9.7) 5.7 (3.0–10.6) 5.8 (2.9–11.0) 4.9 (1.8–12.5) 4.2 (2.2–8.1) 7.4 (5.2–10.5) 8.4 (4.0–16.8) 6.2 (4.4–8.6)
N = 1308 P = 0.176 P = 0.130 P = 0.459
Honduras 15.7 (13.3–18.5) 13.4 (10.9–16.3) 16.3 (13.6–19.5) 12.3 (9.7–15.3) 10.2 (7.8–13.2) 13.1 (11.4–15.1) 14.0 (12.3–15.8) 16.9 (15.2–18.7) 7.9 (6.4–9.8)
N = 4815 P = 0.013 P = 0.493 P < 0.001
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 22.8 (20.5–25.4) 20.8 (18.6–23.2) 15.9 (14.0–18.0) 9.5 (8.1–11.2) 6.5 (5.1–8.2) 7.3 (5.9–9.0) 17.5 (16.2–18.8) 20.9 (19.3–22.5) 7.7 (6.8–8.7)
N = 7832 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001
Madagascar 15.0 (12.2–18.3) 13.2 (10.6–16.3) 9.7 (7.8–12.1) 10.5 (8.4–13.0) 6.6 (5.3–8.2) 6.0 (4.6–7.8) 11.4 (10.3–12.7) 13.8 (12.4–15.2) 4.4 (3.4–5.7)
N = 5305 P < 0.001 P < 0.001 P < 0.001
Mozambique 6.5 (4.3–9.8) 11.1 (7.7–15.7) 11.7 (8.4–16.2) 6.6 (4.2–10.2) 3.5 (2.3–5.4) 6.7 (5.0–8.9) 8.1 (6.5–10.0) 9.0 (7.4–11.0) 3.7 (2.4–5.6)
N = 2627 P < 0.001 P = 0.304 P = 0.001
Nepal 21.5 (17.3–26.5) 22.0 (18.5–25.9) 21.1 (17.6–25.0) 19.8 (15.3–25.2) 6.7 (4.7–9.7) 15.7 (13.2–18.6) 20.4 (17.7–23.4) 25.8 (22.5–29.3) 13.0 (11.0–15.3)
N = 3132 P < 0.001 P = 0.021 P < 0.001
Nicaragua 16.9 (14.4–19.7) 19.5 (17.4–21.7) 24.7 (21.1–28.6) 15.8 (13.9–17.9)
N = 4650   P = 0.141 P < 0.001
Thailand 7.3 (6.0–8.9) 10.2 (8.5–12.2) 9.6 (7.6–12.0) 8.8 (7.2–10.7) 4.0 (3.0–5.3) 8.1 (6.9–9.5) 8.0 (7.0–9.1) 11.0 (9.5–12.7) 6.4 (5.6–7.2)
N = 19783 P < 0.001 P = 0.900 P < 0.001
  1. Information on household wealth quintile unavailable for Cuba or Nicaragua