Global Health Observatory (GHO)

Modern contraceptive prevalence: inequality by educational level

Situation

The median coverage in study country subgroups with no education, primary education, and secondary education or higher was 18.4%, 29.7% and 34.9%, respectively


Trends

Between 1996–2002 and 2006–2012 the median prevalence in study countries increased from 9.3% to 21.7% among non-educated women and from 19.8% to 32.7% among women with primary education

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