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Table 1 Pregnancy intention status in relation to women’s sociodemographic factors, Sohag district, Egypt, 2016

From: Prevalence, determinants, and outcomes of unintended pregnancy in Sohag district, Egypt

Parameter Intended
No. (%)
Mistimed
No. (%)
Unwanted
No. (%)
Total
N = 554
No. (%)
p value
Women age
 ≤ 20 26 (72.2) 10 (27.8) 0 (0) 36 (6.5) < 0.0001*
 21–30 224 (72.0) 72 (23.2) 15 (4.8) 311 (56.1)
 31–40 129 (65.8) 82 (8.2) 51 (26.0) 196 (35.4)
 > 40 5 (45.5) 0 (0) 6 (54.5) 11 (2.0)
Husband age
 ≤ 30 143 (83.1) 29 (16.9) 0 (0) 172 (31.1) < 0.0001*
 31–40 192 (64.7) 67 (22.5) 38 (12.8) 297 (53.5)
 41–50 45 (57.0) 0 (0) 34 (43.0) 79 (14.3)
 ≥ 50 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3) 0 (0) 6 (1.1)
Women education
 Illiterate 49 (67.1) 16 (21.9) 8 (11) 73 (13.2) 0.01*
 Read and write 45 (55.6) 17 (21) 19 (23.4) 81 (14.6)
 Essential education 164 (69.5) 39 (16.5) 33 (14.0) 236 (42.6)
 Secondary or higher 126 (76.8) 26 (15.9) 12 (7.3) 164 (29.6)
Husband education
 Illiterate 54 (68.4) 14 (17.7) 11 (13.9) 79 (14.3) 0.02*
 Read and write 33 (58.9) 19 (33.9) 4 (7.1) 56 (10.1)  
 Essential education 148 (70.1) 38 (18.0) 25 (11.9) 211 (38.1)  
 Secondary or higher 149 (71.6) 27 (13.0) 32 (15.4) 208 (37.5)  
Women work
 Not working for cash 310 (73.4) 64 (15.1) 49 (11.6) 423 (76.4) 0.001*
 Working for cash 74 (56.5) 33 (25.2) 24 (18.3) 131 (23.6)
Husband occupation
 Does not work 5 (80.0) 0 (0) 1 (20.0) 5 (0.9) 0.30
 Manual/skilled 227 (68.6) 65 (19.6) 39 (11.8) 331 (59.7)
 Employee 72 (64.5) 22 (20.0) 16 (14.5) 110 (19.9)
 Professional 81 (75.0) 11 (10.2) 16 (14.8) 108 (19.5)
Residence
 Urban 187 (74.5) 33 (13.6) 30 (12.0) 251 (45.3) 0.03*
 Rural 197 (65.0) 64 (21.1) 42 (13.9) 303 (54.7)
Family type
 Nuclear 139 (65.5) 40 (18.9) 33 (15.6) 212 (38.3) 0.28
 Extended 245 (71.6) 57 (17.0) 40 (11.4) 342 (61.7)
Monthly income
 ≤ 1200 LE 157 (69.2) 48 (21.1) 22 (9.7) 227 (41.0) 0.02*
 1200–3000 LE 186 (67.2) 48 (17.3) 43 (15.5) 277 (50.0)
 > 3000 LE 41 (82.0) 2 (4.0) 7 (14.0) 50 (9.0)
  1. Percentage are represented as row percentage except for the total column percentage
  2. *Significant at p < 0.05