Table 1

Unmet need for FP by married women's characteristics, Botswana, 2007

Background characteristicsUnmet need for FP (%)Women (n)
For spacingFor limitingTotal
Residence
 Rural2.99.011.91001
 Urban2.85.38.11600
Education
 No education2.217.920.1179
 Primary3.113.116.2612
 Secondary3.12.96.01399
 Higher1.75.47.1410
Parity
 04.80.75.5273
 1–23.53.67.11226
 3–41.87.69.4719
 5+1.319.721.0371
Age (years)
 15–245.33.58.8509
 25–342.53.05.51112
 35–491.912.814.7967
Wealth index
 Poorest3.712.916.6435
 Poorer1.99.211.1262
 Middle2.66.08.6605
 Richer3.64.37.9611
 Richest2.34.87.1689
Religion
 Christianity2.76.28.92154
 Others3.69.112.7441
Number of partner
 One3.17.310.42163
 More than one1.63.75.3438
Discussion on FP with partner
 Never3.412.816.2499
 One or two times3.07.310.3627
 More often2.74.67.31392
Partner's approval of FP
 Approve2.45.17.52191
 Disapprove6.719.216.5328
Listen to radio once in a week
 Yes2.94.97.82000
 No2.812.915.7599
Listen to TV once in a week
 Yes2.84.57.31726
 No3.011.114.1875
Total2.96.79.62601
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