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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Reproductive health for refugees by refugees in Guinea III: maternal health

Variable Women (%)
All respondents: n = 444 (100)
Age  
   15-24 (Adolescent) 190 (43)
   25-47 (Adult) 254 (57)
Country of origin  
   Sierra Leone 432 (97)
   Liberia 12 (3)
Arrival in camp  
   Before 1996 188 (42)
   1996 or later 256 (58)
Education  
   No formal education 316 (71)
   Some formal education 128 (29)
Religion  
   Catholic 88 (20)
   Protestant 184 (41)
   Muslim 172 (39)
Age at first penetrative sex  
   15 years or less 228 (51)
   16 years or older 185 (42)
   Unknown 5 (1)
   Never 26 (6)
Marital status  
   Never married 69 (16)
   Currently married 320 (72)
   Widowed/Separated 55 (12)
Parity  
   Nulliparous 84 (19)
   Primiparous 64 (14)
   Multiparous (2-4) 159 (36)
   Grand multipara (5-14) 137 (31)
Obstetric need*  
   No - Never had penetrative sex 26 (6)
   No - Current FP user/abstaining 115 (26)
   Yes 303 (68)
Ever married respondents n = 375 (100)
Partner has other wife/partners 120 (32)
Currently living with partner 275 (73)
Age at marriage  
   10 or under 12 (4)
   11-14 39 (10)
   15-17 226 (60)
   18-29 96 (26)
   30+ 1 (0)
Parous female respondents n = 360 (100)
Living children  
   None 36 (10)
   1-3 children living in household 258 (72)
   4-8 children living in household 66 (18)
Place of last delivery  
   At home 111 (31)
   At facility 249 (69)
  1. NB: No prompting was used. *Obstetric need covers all women who have had sex and do not currently use any family planning.