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Table 1 Results of the application of the 10-year inter-survey synthetic cohort PF ratio method to fertility data for rural and urban areas for the intercensal period 2000–2010

From: Rural-urban differentials in pregnancy-related mortality in Zambia: estimates using data collected in a census

  Rural
  2000 census 2010 census Application of cohort PF ratio method
Age Group Number of Women Children Ever Born Alive Children Born in last year Age-Specific Fertility Rates Average Parity P Number of Women Children Ever Born Alive Children Born in last Year Age-Specific Fertility Rates Average Parity P Parity Change Synthetic Cohort Parity Age-Specific Fertility Rates Cumulated Fertility to Age x Parity Equivalent F Ratio P/F
15–19 328,766 113,801 37,364 0.114 0.35 418,087 121,237 41,899 0.100 0.29 0.290 0.29 0.107 0.00 0.26 1.10
20–24 283,827 456,590 72,720 0.256 1.61 339,832 539,787 84,736 0.249 1.59 1.588 1.59 0.253 0.53 1.29 1.23
25–29 232,022 685,824 56,057 0.242 2.96 277,415 897,227 72,639 0.262 3.23 2.888 3.18 0.252 1.80 2.57 1.24
30–34 171,981 749,596 36,379 0.212 4.36 219,798 970,606 47,489 0.216 4.42 2.807 4.40 0.214 3.06 3.71 1.18
35–39 134,471 778,153 23,385 0.174 5.79 174,947 977,140 31,641 0.181 5.59 2.630 5.81 0.177 4.13 4.69 1.24
40–44 102,396 697,947 9268 0.091 6.82 132,609 790,430 12,286 0.093 5.96 1.602 6.00 0.092 5.01 5.31 1.13
45–49 83,693 570,474 2882 0.034 6.82 104,276 695,798 3441 0.033 6.67 0.886 6.69 0.034 5.47 5.42 1.24
     (Observed TRF)      (Observed TFR)     (Intercensal TFR)    
Total 1,337,156 4,052,385 238,055 5.61   1,666,964 4,992,225 294,131 5.67     5.64    
Urban
15–19 210,914 46,597 14,270 0.068 0.22 323,150 54,574 17,100 0.053 0.17 0.169 0.17 0.060 0.00 0.14 1.18
20–24 195,623 224,804 31,597 0.162 1.15 291,998 282,823 43,534 0.149 0.97 0.969 0.97 0.155 0.30 0.77 1.27
25–29 160,364 347,923 24,210 0.151 2.17 245,106 522,434 42,062 0.172 2.13 1.911 2.08 0.161 1.08 1.57 1.32
30–34 108,011 382,196 14,464 0.134 3.54 184,220 582,924 26,577 0.144 3.16 2.015 2.98 0.139 1.88 2.32 1.29
35–39 79,602 397,839 7671 0.096 5.00 138,963 548,664 13,811 0.099 3.95 1.779 3.86 0.098 2.58 2.90 1.33
40–44 58,991 362,437 2414 0.041 6.14 91,831 420,391 3864 0.042 4.58 1.039 4.02 0.041 3.07 3.20 1.26
45–49 42,351 269,331 678 0.016 6.36 66,771 384,966 998 0.015 5.77 0.768 4.63 0.015 3.28 3.25 1.42
     (Observed TRF)      (Observed TFR)     (Intercensal TFR)    
Total 855,856 2,031,127 95,304 3.34   1,342,039 2,796,776 147,946 3.37     3.35