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Table 4 Disparities in use of family planning and intention to use among non users, Egypt (1995-2005)

From: Monitoring socioeconomic inequity in maternal health indicators in Egypt: 1995-2005

  Year
Indicator 1995 2000 2005
Ever use of modern contraceptives*** 73.6 80.4 84.4
CI by Education 0.19 (0.184 0.196) 0.10 (0.096 0.104) 0.06 (0.065 0.064)
CI by Wealth index 0.38 (0.374 0.386) 0.31 (0.306 0.313) 0.19 (0.186 0.194)
Current use of modern contraceptives*** 48.8 57.3 60.2
CI by Education 0.13 (0.120 0.140) 0.09 (0.082 0.098) 0.07 (0.064 0.076)
CI by Wealth index 0.25 (0.240 0.260) 0.16 (0.152 0.168) 0.10 (0.092 0.108)
Average number of children at first use of contraceptives***a 2.33 (1.7) 2.28 (1.7) 1.8 (2.3)
CI by Education -0.17 (-0.176 -0.164) -0.17 (-0.176 -0.164) -0.15 (-0.158 -0.142)
CI by Wealth index -0.16 (-0.168 -0.152) -0.13 (-0.135 -0.124) -0.13 (-0.139 -0.122)
No intension to use contraceptive among non users*** 36.4 34.2 31.8
CI by Education -0.25 (-0.266 -0.234) -0.24 (-0.258 -0.222) -0.23 (-0.250 -0.210)
CI by Wealth index -0.08 (-0.098 -0.062) -0.03 (-0.052 -0.008) -0.03 (-0.052 -0.008)
  1. CI refers to the concentration index
  2. *** significant at p < 0.001
  3. 95% Confidence intervals for concentration index are presented between parentheses
  4. a Standard error between parentheses