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Table 2 Characteristics of female respondents age 15 to 49 overall and by number of female confidantes in Cote d’Ivoire

From: Social network-based measurement of abortion incidence: promising findings from population-based surveys in Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, and Rajasthan, India

  All respondents 0 confidantes ≥ 1 confidante ≥ 2 confidantes
N 2738 959 1761 263
Age
 15–19 20.1 18.0 21.1 21.5
 20–24 18.1 16.6 19.0 23.5
 25–29 17.9 17.8 17.8 14.9
 30–34 16.3 16.9 16.0 14.2
 35–39 12.8 12.0 13.3 19.3
 40–44 9.4 11.0 8.5 4.5
 45–49 5.5 7.8 4.3 2.1
Education
 Never 45.2 50.3 42.2 40.1
 Primary 25.9 26.2 25.7 28.0
 Secondary 23.0 18.9 25.2 25.3
 Higher 6.0 4.6 6.8 6.6
Marital status
 Currently married/cohabiting 64.8 68.8 62.6 58.6
 Divorced or separated/widowed 4.4 4.4 4.4 3.4
 Never married 30.8 26.8 33.0 38.0
Religion of household
 Muslim 39.5 38.8 39.8 35.5
 Catholic 20.3 17.7 21.8 21.0
 Evangelical 15.4 14.0 16.2 19.3
 Other 13.7 14.8 13.1 15.8
 No religion 11.1 14.7 9.0 8.4
Ethnicity
 Akan 34.6 36.8 33.5 36.2
 Mande (north and south) 20.8 23.8 19.1 20.0
 Gur 14.4 9.1 17.2 17.0
 Other Ivoirian 9.3 8.7 9.7 10.9
 Other non-Ivoirian 21.0 21.6 20.6 16.0
Wealth
 Poorest 20.1 22.4 18.7 19.9
 Second poorest 20.0 19.3 20.5 23.5
 Middle 17.1 17.5 16.9 14.1
 Second wealthiest 19.7 22.0 18.3 18.8
 Wealthiest 23.1 18.8 25.6 23.8
Residence
 Rural 38.5 40.3 37.7 40.2
 Urban 61.5 59.7 62.3 59.8
Parity
 0 25.8 21.4 28.0 31.2
 1–2 32.2 31.9 32.4 31.0
 3–4 21.5 22.0 21.2 19.0
 5+ 20.6 24.7 18.3 18.8
Current contraceptive use
 No 75.0 77.7 73.3 70.6
 Yes 25.0 22.3 26.7 29.4
Unadjusted likely abortion incidence 36.9 27.9 41.9 50.0
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. Estimates weighted; bold indicates p value for design-based F test (reference group 0 confidantes) less than 0.05