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Table 2 Reproductive actors and source of knowledge

From: Factors associated with the uptake of immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive devices (PPIUCD) in Rwanda: a mixed methods study

Variable Frequency (%)
Parity
 1 91 (23.8%)
 2–4 239 (62.4%)
  > 5 53 (13.8%)
Mode of delivery
 Normal delivery 241 (62.9%)
 Cesarean section 142 (37.1%)
Ever heard PPIUCD
 Yes 324 (84.6%)
 No 59 (15.4%)
Reason to use PPIUCD
 Long-acting 35 (9.1%)
 Child spacing 15 (3.9%)
 Does not interfere with breastfeeding 38 (9.9%)
 No hormonal related sides effects 56 (14.9%)
 Fewer routine visits 14 (3.9%)
 Preference for other methods 225 (58.4%)
Reason for don’t to use PPIUCD
 Don’t want contraceptives 30 (8.2%)
 Satisfied with the previous method 24 (6.3%)
 Afraid of sides effects 76 (20%)
 Husband disapproval 31 (10%)
 No knowledge about PPIUCD 38 (12%)
 Preference for other methods 184 (48.0%)
Sources of knowledge
 Media 19 (4.9%)
 Antenatal clinic 153 (39.9%)
 Family planning clinic 142 (37.1%)
 Friends 69 (17.8%)
Preferred other methods
 Contraceptives pills 14 (3.6%)
 Male condom 19 (5.0%)
 Implant 75 (19.5%)
 Injectable 31 (8.0%)