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Table 1 Descriptive demographic and socioeconomic variables

From: Factors determining family planning in Catalonia. Sources of inequity

Characteristics Number of cases (n)* Percentage (%)**
Sex   
Male 414 45.7
Female 462 54.3
Place of birth   
Native 346 69.1
European Union 53 5.2
Eastern Europe 40 3.4
Central and South America 163 7.2
North Africa 136 6.8
Sub-Saharan Africa 67 2.2
Asia 71 5.9
Level of education   
Primary school unfinished 229 24.3
Secondary school finished 424 50.5
Higher 221 25.2
Having children under 14   
No 131 26.5
Yes 301 73.5
Missing data 444 55.9
Suffering chronic illness   
No 647 72.6
Yes 224 27.4
Self-perceived health status   
Poor 22 2.1
Normal 180 18.2
Good 367 44.3
Very good 235 28.3
Excellent 67 7.1
  1. *Unweighted n’s and ** weighted percentages (%).