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Table 3 Baseline and final survey estimates for adolescent first birth for poorest and richest quintile disaggregated by age groups for women aged 20–24 years at time of survey for 22 countries based on DHS data

From: Trends in adolescent first births in sub-Saharan Africa: a tale of increasing inequity?

  Baseline survey: poorest quintile Baseline survey: richest quintile Final survey: poorest quintile Final survey: richest quintile
< 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Ethiopia 11.7 17.1 15.1 43.9 4.5 11.2 14.8 30.5 11 20.1 26.3 57.3 2.8 4.9 9.2 16.9
Kenya 14.8 24.1 26.5 65.3 5.5 13.9 18.1 37.6 14.6 22.9 28.4 65.8 3.6 8.7 13 25.2
Madagascar 24.1 21.8 31.1 77 5.8 6.2 19 31 29.5 26.4 22.5 78.4 2.6 14.1 16.1 32.8
Malawi 19.7 18.3 24 62.1 9.4 18.6 23 51 11.1 26.8 34.2 72 5.9 13.8 18.9 38.6
Mozambique 22.4 29.7 16.5 68.5 6.8 27.9 25.5 60.1 24.8 25.6 26.6 77 6.5 22.7 24.2 53.4
Namibia 7.8 14.6 22.7 45.1 1.7 11.1 21.8 34.6 6.1 20.5 30.1 56.7 0.2 5.7 11.6 17.4
Rwanda 1.6 8.7 23.5 33.8 0.6 4.6 9 14.1 0.9 8.9 22 31.7 1.2 3.9 9.2 14.3
Tanzania 10.9 27.4 24.6 62.9 4.5 14.6 22.3 41.4 7.7 28.1 33.4 69.1 3.7 6 16 25.7
Uganda 17.2 26.4 30.8 74.4 8.5 18.7 26.3 53.5 14.7 28.3 29.9 72.9 5.6 10.4 20.2 36.2
Zambia 11.8 29.1 33.7 74.6 5.5 19.3 17.7 42.6 9.3 33.3 33.4 76 5 9.8 19.5 34.3
Zimbabwe 12.8 20.2 31.5 64.4 2.9 10.7 17.1 30.7 7.6 26.4 39.7 73.8 0.7 5.5 17.4 23.6
Average E/S Africa 14.1 21.6 25.5 61.1 5.1 14.3 19.5 38.8 12.5 24.3 29.7 66.4 3.4 9.6 15.9 28.9
Benin 10.3 19.6 32.6 62.5 0.3 10.4 13 23.7 15.7 18.9 24.1 58.8 2.6 5.2 11.8 19.7
Burkina Faso 9.7 23.4 36.8 69.8 5.9 17.3 24.3 47.5 12.5 29.7 29 71.2 3 11.6 17.8 32.4
Cameroon 33.1 24.6 19.1 76.8 8.7 22.5 17.9 49.1 24.3 27.8 22.1 74.2 3.5 8.9 13.3 25.7
Chad 19.3 27 27.3 73.6 17.9 24.1 25.4 67.4 28.4 26.7 23.4 78.5 17.6 17.2 17.5 52.3
Cote d’Ivoire 25.2 35.1 16.7 77 10.3 15.9 15.6 41.9 18.5 29.4 22.8 70.8 5.2 10.1 11.7 27
Ghana 9.1 15.5 28.2 52.7 3.2 10.1 15.9 29.1 7.9 15.3 22.8 45.9 2.5 5.9 5.4 13.9
Guinea 33.8 27.6 16.3 77.7 11.7 20 12.3 44 26.2 23.3 28.1 77.6 8.4 13.8 14.5 36.7
Mali 15.7 33.6 25.7 75 11.2 19.7 21.1 52 26.4 28.3 22.6 77.3 12.3 18.4 17.3 47.9
Niger 19.8 37 23.6 80.5 10.6 17.1 21.5 49.2 22.6 31.9 26.5 80.9 11.5 21.2 20.3 52.9
Nigeria 25.7 23 22.1 70.8 8.0 10.3 14.6 32.9 26.1 30.9 19.7 76.7 3.1 5.7 9.5 18.3
Senegal 16.1 26.2 20.9 63.2 3.1 8.1 6.8 18 16.4 24.6 23.2 64.1 0.8 2.6 10.3 13.7
Average W/M Africa 19.8 26.6 24.5 70.9 8.3 16.0 17.1 41.3 20.5 26.1 24.0 70.5 6.4 11.0 13.6 31.0