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Table 1 Percent distribution of women by background characteristics

From: Measuring progress in maternal and newborn health care in Mexico: validating indicators of health system contact and quality of care

Variable Percentage (%) N = 597
Age
 15-19 27.5
 20-24 36.2
 25-29 19.1
 30-34 9.7
 35-39 5.9
 40+ 1.7
Prior parity (Total number live births)
 0 47.7
 1 29.3
 2 14.4
 3 5.4
 4 or more 3.5
Educational attainment
 None 0.2
 Primary 8.4
 Secondary 42.3
 Higher 49.2
Marital status
 Single, never married 25.6
 Married 17.9
 Living together 55.4
 Separated 1.0
 Widowed 0.0