TABLE 2.

Sociodemographic Characteristics of Clients, by Study Arm

Quality Arm 1 (n=113)Free Arm 2 (n=150)Free/Quality Arm 3 (n=150)Control Arm 4 (n=150)
Age, years, mean (SD)29.2 (5.7)29.2 (6.2)28.1 (6.2)27.9 (5.9)
No. of pregnancies/woman, mean (SD)3.6 (1.9)**4.0 (2.2)**3.5 (1.8)**2.8 (1.7)
No. of children/woman, mean (SD)2.6 (1.6)3.3 (2.1)**3.0 (1.8)**2.3 (1.5)
SES score, mean (SD)0.58 (0.9)*−0.26 (0.9)**−0.49 (1.0)**0.32 (0.9)
Married or living as married, %88.587.387.386.7
Education: completed secondary, %66.433.3**32.0**68.0
Religion: Christian,a %72.6*80.076.7*86.0
Works outside the home, %41.6*68.0*52.055.3
Pregnant, %21.118.016.716.7
Within 12 months postpartum, %77.763.8*68.774.8
Does not want child in next 2 years, %93.894.096.794.7
Ever used modern family planning, %69.051.3*60.064.7
Ever used LARC, %9.79.38.06.7
  • Abbreviations: LARC, long-acting reversible contraceptive; SD, standard deviation; SES, socioeconomic status.

  • * P<.05;

  • ** P<.001.

  • a Christian includes Lutheran, Pentecostal, Protestant, and nondenominational.