Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Contraceptive injections by community health workers in Uganda: a nonrandomized community trial

John Stanback, Anthony K Mbonye, Martha Bekiita

Volume 85, Number 10, October 2007, 768-773

Table 1. Background characteristics of clients, by provider type

CRHW clients(n = 449a) Clinic clients(n = 328a)
Age (mean) 28 26
Parity (mean) 4.2 3.9
Age youngest child (mean) 1.8 1.6
Marital status
Married/monogamous 49% 49%
Married/polygamous 26% 31%
Cohabitating 4% 2%
Single/never married 16% 9%
Divorced/separated/widow 2% 8%
Education
None 8% 16%
Primary 70% 60%
Secondary or higher 21% 23%
Want another child in future?
Yes 68% 72%
No 27% 16%
Don’t know/other 3% 11%
First-time user of Depo Provera 86% 76%
Husband supportive (at start) 41% 52%

CRHW, community-based reproductive health workers.a Maximum n for followed CRHW and clinic clients; some cells have non-response missing values.

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