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Table 2 Men’s Inclusion in Family Planning activities

From: Inclusion of men in maternal and safe motherhood services in inner-city communities in Ghana: evidence from a descriptive cross-sectional survey

Variable Frequency Percentage
Ever accompanied wife/partner to FP Clinic
 Yes 17 6.6
 No 236 92.2
Participants’ understanding of FP (n = 255)
 Spacing the birth intervals of children 89 34.9
 Limiting the number of children 149 58.4
 A means by ‘the white man’ to reduce the population of Africans 9 3.5
 It is a means to give power to women 7 2.7
 It is a means to destroy marriages 1 0.4
Discuss use of FP methods with wife/partner?
 Yes 79 30.8
 No 174 68.0
 Not applicable 3 1.2
Wife/partner currently using any FP methods?
 Yes 54 21.1
 No 186 72.7
 Don’t know 16 6.3