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Table 3 Contraceptive history and current behavior of the study participants, Jan 2013

From: Contraceptive adoption in the extended postpartum period is low in Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Previous Use of Contraceptives Yes 348 38.7
No 551 61.3
Type of contraceptive Injection 275 30.6
Implanolol 13 1.4
IUCD 1 0.1
Condom 2 0.2
Pills 89 9.9
Natural method 2 0.2
Current Use of Contraceptives Yes 93 10.3
No 806 89.7
Type of contraceptive Injection 74 8.2
Pills 3 0.3
IUCD 16 1.8
Condom 1 0.1
Implanolol 2 0.2
Reason for use Limiting 28 3.1
Spacing 64 7.1
Source of contraceptives Hospital 1 .1
Health center 64 7.1
Health post 12 1.3
Private clinic 16 1.7
Using the preferred method Yes 88 9.8
No 4 .4
Partner awareness Yes 83 9.2
No 9 1.0
Intention to use in the future Yes 747 83.1
No 152 16.9
Reason to use Limiting 445 49.5
Spacing 302 33.6
Decision maker about contraceptive Me myself 257 28.6
Partner 10 1.1
Both 632 70.3