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Table 1 Percentage distribution of variables in the sample included in the analysis among women aged 15-49 years

From: Prevalence and determinants of unintended pregnancy among women in Nairobi, Kenya

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age   
 Less than 20 19 1.5
 20-34 760 59.7
 35-49 493 38.8
Level of education   
 None 36 2.8
 Primary 551 43.3
 Secondary 438 34.4
 Higher 247 19.4
Marital status   
 Never Married 204 16.0
 Currently Married 785 61.7
 Formerly married 283 22.3
Household size   
 1-2 persons 130 10.2
 3-5 persons 680 53.5
 6 and above 462 36.3
Parity   
 0 20 1.6
 1-2 births 744 58.5
 3 and above births 508 39.9
Wealth index   
 Poor 499 39.2
 Medium 449 35.3
 Rich 324 25.5
Type of residence   
 Slum 736 57.9
 Non-slum 536 42.1
Ethnicity   
 Kikuyu 433 34.0
 Luhya 228 17.9
 Luo 213 16.8
 Kamba 244 19.2
 Other 154 12.1
Employment status   
 Unemployed/student 484 38.1
 Informal employment 152 11.9
 Formal employment 234 18.4
 Self employed 402 31.6
Pregnancy intention   
 Intended pregnancy 968 76.1
 Unintended pregnancy 304 23.9
Total 1272 100.0