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Table 3 Knowledge on family planning, birth spacing and nutrition among women seeking antenatal or postnatal services

From: Quality and uptake of antenatal and postnatal care in Haiti

  Number Percenta
Among women seeking antenatal care (n = 867)
Knew recommended birth intervalb 197 23.2
Post-partum family planning methodsc   
 Lactation amenorrhea 59 6.9
 Intrauterine device 6 0.7
 Depo Provera (Injectables) 399 46.7
 Male condom 147 17.9
 Progestin Implant 86 10.8
 Birth Control pills 247 29.8
 Knew none 343 38.7
Among women seeking postnatal care (n = 64)
Knew recommended duration for exclusive breastfeedingd 43 67.2
Spontaneously reported the following components of LAM   
 Breastfeeding on demand 8 12.5
 No menstrual period 1 1.6
 Exclusively breastfeed 2 3.1
 Baby <6 months 6 9.4
Knew all four components of LAM 0 0.0
Didn’t know any component of LAM 52 81.3
  1. Abbreviations: mos months, LAM locational amenorrhea method
  2. aPercentages expressed as weighted frequencies
  3. bA spontaneous answer of 2 or 3 years was considered correct
  4. cSpontaneous answers were recorded, and more than 1 answer was possible from each pregnant woman
  5. dA spontaneous answer of 6 months was considered correct