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Table 1 Women’s baseline characteristics

From: The challenge of using intermittent preventive therapy with sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine among pregnant women in Uganda

Characteristic Distribution of participants
Total population N = 1820 Percentage
Age categories (years)
 15–24 763 41.95
 25–34 792 43.49
 >35 265 14.56
Highest education attaineda
 No education 294 16.25
 Primary 1091 60.26
 Secondary 363 20.06
 Higher 62 3.43
Residence
 Urban 313 17.20
 Rural 1507 82.80
Region
 Central 1 235 12.92
 Central 2 174 9.54
 East central 215 11.80
 Kampala 84 4.64
 Mid-North 193 10.61
 Mid-Western 212 11.65
 Mid-Eastern 189 10.36
 North-East 178 9.78
 South-Western 194 10.66
 West-Nile 146 8.04
Wealth
 Poorest 413 22.69
 Poorer 404 22.24
 Middle 350 19.22
 Richer 323 17.72
 Richest 330 18.13
  1. aEducation missing 9