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Table 8 The mean number of children desired among ever-married men currently aged 40–49, by men’s age at marriage

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

Country Married by age 18 Married at/after age 18
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
N = 996
P = 0.003
3.87 (3.36–4.38) 3.09 (3.00–3.22)
Comoros
N = 316
P = 0.026
9.68 (6.88–12.47) 6.56 (5.88–7.26)
Guatemala
N = 1616
P = 0.010
4.34 (4.01–4.67) 3.88 (3.74–4.03)
Honduras
N = 1109
P = 0.541
4.19 (3.67–4.71) 4.02 (3.84–4.71)
Madagascar
N = 1193
P = 0.001
7.33 (6.10–8.57) 5.29 (5.10–5.49)
Nepal
N = 873
P < 0.018
2.61 (2.48–2.74) 2.43 (2.35–2.52)
Nicaragua
N = 891
P = 0.343
4.27 (2.82–5.73) 3.56 (3.31–3.81)
  1. For Mozambique, estimates for men aged 40–49 who were married by age 18 are based on fewer than 25 unweighted cases, so values are not shown