Skip to main content

Table 3 Percentage of women who experienced a pregnancy between baseline and midterm by baseline method use, baseline intentions, and intentionality of the pregnancy/birth at midterm

From: Fertility desires, family planning use and pregnancy experience: longitudinal examination of urban areas in three African countries

  Kenya Nigeria Senegal
Baseline union status All women In union All women In union All women In union
% pregnant % pregnant % pregnant % pregnant % pregnant % pregnant
Baseline modern method use       
 No 29.4 40.5 29.6 41.1 18.3 31.2
 Yes 28.2 29.8 29.6 35.0 15.5 16.2
Baseline method use       
 Non-user 29.2 41.0 29.6 42.6 29.2 41.0
 Long acting method 17.7 14.9 20.0 20.1 17.7 14.9
 Spacing method 29.5 31.9 30.9 37.8 29.5 31.9
 Traditional method 32.7 35.7 29.1 32.0 32.7 35.7
Baseline intentions       
 Want another now 47.2 53.1 45.0 47.2 24.1 24.9
 Want to delay 35.1 48.3 51.3 60.8 33.8 38.0
 Want after marriage 15.8 na 5.9 na 4.8 na
 Wants don’t know when 27.4 35.1 23.2 37.6 20.6 22.6
 No more 16.6 17.0 15.1 14.6 11.8 11.9
% pregnant 28.9 35.0 29.6 39.4 17.9 27.4
Total n 3108 2072 4001 2713 2721 1554