Table 8

Table : Desire to limit childbearing


                                                Percentage of currently married women who want no more children, by number of living children and background characteristics, Cambodia 2005

Background characteristics

Number of  living children1

    Total
0 1 2 3 4 5 6+
Residence
   Urban 5.3 17.0 60.0 76.9 88.9 88.2 89.3 58.9
   Rural 3.4 12.1 45.0 69.1 83.8 86.1 84.9 56.9
Province
  Banteay Mean Chey * 15.8 50.7 66.9 87.7 86.3 96.7 61.5
  Kampong Cham * 9.0 33.0 58.7 89.9 (82.5) (85.2) 49.5
  Kampong Chhnang (6.3) 9.5 46.0 57.8 86.7 90.0 90.3 58.3
  Kampong Speu (11.0) 7.1 24.6 44.8 61.2 54.0 52.9 38.6
  Kampong Thom * 23.5 42.3 77.1 75.7 92.1 79.6 59.2
  Kandal * 9.1 37.8 77.2 91.4 93.2 96.4 58.5
  Kratie (6.1) 13.6 48.9 65.0 78.1 (77.7) 79.1 55.1
  Phnom Penh (2.5) 12.1 70.4 78.6 89.0 (94.3) (87.8) 58.6
  Prey Veng (3.8) 21.1 66.6 90.5 89.8 100.0 100.0 69.0
  Pursat * 29.5 52.3 51.1 72.9 70.5 62.6 54.3
  Siem Reap (2.3) 8.7 36.1 59.7 79.5 86.6 83.0 51.2
  Svay Rieng * 16.6 60.4 82.6 92.1 87.9 90.7 65.7

  Takeo

* 15.8 52.1 73.6 93.9 86.3 83.1 63.9

  Otdar Mean Chey

(0.0) 6.0 42.5 69.7 90.8 92.1 94.7 61.0

  Battambang/Krong  
  Paillin

(0.0) 9.0 44.4 80.8 80.9 89.9 90.4 59.9

  Kampot/Krong Keb

* 11.0 47.2 78.8 78.7 95.4 94.2 60.6

  Krong Preah  
  Sihanouk/
  Kaoh Kong

* 13.8 34.1 51.1 85.7 87.1 88.3 54.1

  Preah Vihear/
  Steung Treng

(6.7) 13.7 47.8 63.0 83.8 79.4 91.9 58.0

  Mondaol Kiri/
  Rattanak Kiri

(10.7) 18.6 37.7 43.6 58.4 65.3 74.3 44.4
Education

  No schooling

7.9 20.1 46.8 65.1 80.0 81.0 83.0 60.9

  Primary

2.8 12.5 46.2 70.8 86.0 87.7 86.9 58.6
  Secondary and
  higher
2.9 8.6 51.0 74.4 86.0 94.0 84.2 48.3
Wealth quintile
  Lowest 1.8 16.8 49.3 69.1 80.8 82.3 82.4 59.1
  Second 6.7 15.7 44.7 69.1 82.9 83.0 86.0 57.7
  Middle 4.2 8.5 42.1 65.0 87.4 90.3 87.4 57.4
  Fourth 3.7 13.3 41.3 72.8 83.4 89.0 85.6 56.6
  Highest 2.9 10.7 57.1 74.3 87.9 87.6 85.4 55.6
Total 3.8 12.9 47.5 70.3 84.6 86.3 85.3 57.3

                                               Note: Women who have been sterilized are considered to want no more children. Figures in parentheses are based on 25-49 unweighted cases.
                                               An asterisk indicates that a figure is based on fewer than 25 unweighted cases and has been suppressed.
                                                                       1 includes current pregnancy