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Table 4 Attitude about and Their Side Effects of Long Acting and Permanent Contraceptive Methods Mekelle town, 2011 (N = 440)

From: Factors associated with utilization of long acting and permanent contraceptive methods among married women of reproductive age in Mekelle town, Tigray region, north Ethiopia

   Disagree   Not sure   Agree  
S.N o   N o % N o % N o %
  Attitude about LAMPs       
1 Using implant cause irregular bleeding 118 26.8 254 57.7 68 15.5
2 The insertion and removal implant is highly pain full 76 17.3 246 55.9 118 26.8
3 Insertion of Intra uterine contraceptive device cause to lose privacy 229 52.1 80 18.2 133 29.7
4 Using Intra uterine contraceptive device restrict normal activities 145 32.9 209 47.5 86 19.6
5 Operation for female sterilization is dangerous 68 15.4 231 50.2 151 34.4
  Attitudes statements about side effects of LAMPs       
6 For me irregular bleeding due to using implant is severe 95 21.6 218 49.5 127 28.9
7 For me insertion and removal of implant is highly pain full 91 20.7 203 46.1 146 33.1
8 For me loosing privacy during Intra uterine contraceptive device insertion is shame full 89 20.3 64 14.5 187 65.3
9 For me by using Intra uterine contraceptive device restricted from different work activity highly un acceptable 60 13.7 131 29.8 249 56.6
10 For me operation for female sterilization is unacceptable 84 19.1 184 41.8 172 39.1