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Table 1 Proportion of women with met and unmet need for spacing and limiting, by marital status, Mexico 2014

From: Factors associated with unmet need for contraception in Mexico: evidence from the National Survey of Demographic Dynamics 2014

  Currently in union Never in union sexually active (prev. 3 months)
Use for limiting Use for spacing Unmet need for limiting Unmet need for spacing Total Use for limiting Use for spacing Unmet need for limiting Unmet need for spacing Total
% % % % n % % % % n
Totala 57.4 15.2 6.4 5.1 51,758 19.8 43.8 8.0 20.9 5039
Age group
 15–19 11.7 39.8 6.2 21.9 2307 7.6 46.9 6.7 35.8 921
 20–24 23.9 37.7 6.4 15.4 6065 11.0 55.2 4.6 25.3 1634
 25–29 40.0 27.7 6.5 8.6 7958 16.0 54.2 5.9 17.2 1095
 30–34 58.2 16.0 6.7 3.7 8897 29.0 32.6 9.1 16.3 613
 35–39 71.1 7.3 6.9 1.6 9655 41.1 19.8 18.1 5.5 343
 40–44 76.9 2.6 6.5 0.4 9118 51.8 3.2 21.3 1.6 253
 45–49 74.0 1.0 5.1 0.1 7758 68.3 1.7 15.6 0.6 180
Type of residence
 Rural 50.5 16.6 7.2 6.9 12,568 15.8 34.4 11.2 29.0 393
 Urban 59.6 14.7 6.1 4.5 39,190 20.1 44.6 7.7 20.3 4646
Education
 < 10 years 59.8 12.3 7.1 4.9 33,676 29.4 26.2 12.2 20.4 1356
 10+ years 52.9 20.6 5.0 5.4 18,082 16.3 50.3 6.5 21.1 3683
Region of residence
 Region 1 61.7 13.9 5.8 3.7 3091 20.6 51.6 7.6 15.8 841
 Region 2 58.7 16.0 5.4 4.6 16,808 17.3 40.9 8.0 25.3 1657
 Region 3 57.9 15.0 6.6 4.9 26,440 21.4 44.0 7.8 19.0 2315
 Region 4 48.0 14.2 8.8 8.4 5419 18.1 34.1 10.6 27.4 226
Number of live births
 0 6.1 22.8 4.0 15.7 4294 9.0 51.9 5.7 25.8 3676
 1 20.8 39.2 5.3 10.6 10,058 31.7 32.4 14.7 12.4 774
 2 63.8 13.7 7.3 3.8 15,784 61.8 12.1 16.8 2.9 340
 3 or more 79.9 3.6 6.7 1.4 21,622 83.9 2.8 8.8 0.4 249
Access to Health Services
 No Social Security Health Service 52.9 15.6 7.7 6.6 7494 16.7 45.6 8.6 22.8 1263
 Partial Access Public Health Service 54.7 16.1 7.3 6.1 23,407 25.1 34.8 9.0 22.9 1326
 Full Access Public Health Service 62.3 13.9 5.0 3.5 19,654 19.4 47.2 7.2 18.8 2238
 Private Health Service 58.6 15.7 2.7 2.7 1203 9.0 54.2 6.6 20.8 212
  1. aNote: For the total 100% of women currently in union, women who are infecund and want to have children account for 11.9%. For the total 100% of never in union women who have been sexually active in the previous 3 months, women who are infecund and want to have children account for 7.5%