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Table 2 Descriptive Characteristics of the outcome variables for women married or cohabiting in Plateau State, Nigeria 2017 (Survey Weighted Percentages and Unweighted Counts)

From: The association of empowerment measures with maternal, child and family planning outcomes in Plateau State Nigeria by urban-rural residence

Outcome Variables Full Sample (%) Jos (%) Other Urban (%) Rural (%)
Family Planning Method
 None 67.4 60.5 64.3 70.8
 Traditional methods 5.9 9.8 7.2 4.2
 Modern methods 26.7 20.7 28.5 25.0
Skilled Attendant at Childbirth ***
 No 55.8 35.5 41.9 66.7
 Yes 44.2 64.5 58.1 33.3
Child Wellness Check in the Past Three Months ***
 No 48.8 41.5 36.3 57.1
 Yes 51.2 58.5 63.7 42.9
  1. Note: The significance test is compared across the places of residence
  2. The unweighted counts were 2151 for full sample, 1046 for Jos, 254 for urban/non-capital city, and 851 for rural
  3. The weighted counts were 2300 for full sample, 375 for Jos, 615 for urban/non-capital city, and 1310 for rural
  4. Some of the n’s may differ slightly due to small amounts of missing data
  5. +p < 0.10 *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 ***p < 0.0