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Table 2 Knowledge and practices of contraceptive methods and condom use by FSWs attending MARPI clinics

From: Contraceptive use, prevalence and predictors of pregnancy planning among female sex workers in Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristic (N = 819) Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Ever used any method to delay pregnancy
 Yes 803 98.0
 No 16 2.0
Current users
 Yes 698 85.3
 No 76 9.3
 Currently pregnant 45 5.4
Current methods useda
 Pill 71 8.7
 Injectable 308 37.6
 Implant 109 13.3
 Male condoms 746 91.0
 Female condoms 149 18.2
 Natural methods (lactation amenorrhea, rhythm and withdrawal) 200 24.4
 Emergency contraception 25 3.1
Ever heard about emergency contraception
 Yes 556 67.9
 No 263 32.1
Ever used dual method (condom & modern method)
 Yes currently using 475 58.0
 Ever used but not currently using 140 17.1
 Never 166 20.3
 No answer 38 4.6
Consistent condom use with paying client in last month
 Yes 594 72.5
 No 225 27.5
Condom use with last paying client
 Yes 748 92.5
 No 71 7.5
  1. aMultiple responses were given