Table 1 : Socio- demographic characteristics of the respondents.


Variable Frequency
n= 291
Percentage (%)

Age (years)
15-24
25-34
35-44
≥45
Mean age = 26.7 ±6.85
131
115
40
5
45.0
39.5
13.7
1.7

Number of living children
0
1-2
3-4
≥5

139
58
53
41

47.8
19.9
18.2
14.1

Tribe
Hausa
Fulani
Yoruba
Igbo
Others

152
58
32
22
27

52.2
19.9
11.0
7.6
9.3

Religion
Islam
Christianity

251
40

86.3
13.7

Marital status
Single
Married
Divorced
Widow

129
150
6
6

44.3
51.5
2.1
2.1

Educational status
Informal
Primary
Secondary
Tertiary

16
16
132
127

5.5
5.5
45.4
43.6

Occupation
Full-time house wife
Student
Business
Civil servant

63
134
50
44

21.6
46
17.2
15.1

Oche et al.Journal of Reproductive Biology and Health  2018 6:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-0841-6-1