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Table 1 Background characteristics for migrant and non-migrant women, PMA2020 Project, Kinshasa 2013

From: The fertility of internal migrants to Kinshasa

  Non-migrants Migrants
Mean age (SD) 26.8 (0.2) 30.6** (0.5)
Level of education
 No education 5.4% 8.5%*
 Primary school 47.1% 47.1%
 Middle secondary 39.7% 37.7%
 Advanced secondary + 7.8% 6.7%
Marital status
 Married/in union 47.3% 64.1%**
 Separated/divorced/widowed 3.3% 5.0%
 Never married 49.4% 30.9%**
Household wealth
 Quintile 1 (lowest) 19.7% 17.9%
 Quintile 2 20.1% 21.8%
 Quintile 3 20.3% 20.9%
 Quintile 4 20.2% 20.0%
 Quintile 5 (highest) 19.7% 19.4%
Fertility-related characteristics
 Total fertility rate (TFR) 4.00 4.76**
 Contraceptive use (any method) 32.3% 35.0%
 Traditional contraceptive use 15.9% 22.1%**
 Modern contraceptive use 16.1% 12.9%
 Unmet need for contraception 16.5% 24.1%**
 Do not want another child 26.7% 39.2%**
 Most recent birth unintended 54.2% 54.3%
N= 1,857 340
  1. Difference between migrants and non-migrants significant at *p ≤ 0.10; **p ≤0.05; ***p ≤ 0.01. Unmet need was calculated only for ever-married women (n = 1175), and recent birth unintended was available only for women ever giving birth (n = 1296)