Characteristics Fertility Desire
Yes No
Count  N% Count  N%
Sex (n=155)        
Male 87 46.77 99 53
Female 68 33.01 138 67
Religion (n=155)        
Muslim 91 35.98 117 56
Orthodox 59 25 105 64
Protestant 5 35.8 15 75
Educational Status (n=155)        
Attend basic education 29 46.79 52 64
Illitrate 39 49.12 90 70
Primary 51 42.86 58 53
Secondary 28 43.41 29 51
tertiary or university 6 28.57 8 57
Marital Status (n=155)        
Married 79 43.41 103 57
Single 6 28.57 15 71
Widow/widowed 21 29.58 50 70
Divorced 24 28.24 61 72
Non married partner 25 75.76 8 24
Occupation (n=155)        
Farmer 58 42 113 66.1
House wife 20 100 47 70.2
Merchant 31 33.3 27 46.6
Gov’temployee 12 75.6 19 61.3
Day labor 21 38.2 29 58
Student 10 42.9 0 0
No job 1 36.5 2 66.7
Age (n=155)        
15-24 29 54.7 24 45.3
25-34 68 40 102 60
35-44 49 36.3 86 63.7
≥ 45 9 26.5 25 73.5
Number of alive children (n=155)        
0-2 32 76.2 10 24
3-5 115 36.5 200 63
≥ 6 8 22.9 27 77
* n=155 means total number of respondents who had fertility desire
Table 2: Distribution of fertility desires according to different socio-demographic indices of respondents.
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