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Table 3 Distributions of women by how they would feel if they became pregnant in the next few weeks

From: Childbearing desires and behaviour: a prospective assessment in Nairobi slums

  Want no more Undecided Want another, timing unspecified Want in 5+ years Want in 2–4 years Want in < 2 years After marriage Missing Total Number of mothers
Big problem 79.2 60.9 55.1 76.7 69.0 39.7 70.6 28.6 74.3 3401
Small problem 3.1 4.7 8.2 5.0 9.9 11.5 0.0 0.0 5.4 246
No problem 6.5 18.0 28.6 9.0 16.7 48.7 3.7 0.0 10.7 491
Can’t get pregnant/no sex 9.8 14.1 6.1 7.4 3.9 0.0 21.1 0.0 7.8 357
Refusal/don’t know 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1
Missing 1.4 2.3 2.0 1.8 0.5 0.0 4.6 71.4 1.8 81
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 4577