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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adolescent who are lactating and pregnant

From: Socio-demographic and facility-based determinants of perceived quality of nutrition Services of Pregnant and Lactating Adolescent Girls in Trans-Mara east Sub-County, Narok County, Kenya

Characteristics (n = 337) Frequency Percentage OR 95% CI
Age [Mean (SD) = 16.3 (2.2)years] 337 0.91 0.77–1.09
Adolescent status
 Lactating 233 69.1 1.00
 Pregnant 104 30.9 0.49* 0.29–0.81
Marital status
 Single living with Parent/Guardian 198 58.8 1.00
 Married 126 37.4 1.12 0.19–6.50
 Separated 7 2.1 0.74 0.16–3.60
 Single living alone 6 1.8 0.97 0.58–1.66
Highest level of education
 Primary Completed 94 27.9 1.00
 Primary Ongoing 36 10.7 1.83 0.18–18.40
 Secondary Ongoing 74 22.0 2.88 0.29–28.60
 Secondary Completed 27 8.0 6.00 0.56–64.00
 Stopped Going to School 102 30.3 3.52 0.35–35.00
 Tertiary Ongoing 4 1.18
Religion
 Others, Specify 14 4.2 1.00
 Christian 323 95.8 0.44 0.04–5.30
Source of food
 Own agricultural production 240 71.6 1.00
 Purchase from market 187 55.8 1.44 0.93–2.27
 Food aid 13 3.9 0.75 0.23–2.49
 Donation from neighbors and/or friends 14 4.2 1.11 0.36–3.42
 Church donation 2 0.6 1.66 0.09–30.60
 Dependency on parent or guardians 168 50.1 0.62* 0.39–0.99
  1. Frequencies and percentages were determined as descriptive statistics for all categories of the socio-demographic characteristics. * P ≤ 0.05, logistic regression analysis; OR = Odds Ratio; Ref = reference group