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Table 3 Family planning related characteristics of re-visit client at public health facilities in Dire Dawa City Administration, 2013(n = 634)

From: Long-acting family planning method switching among revisit clients of public health facilities in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Family planning related characteristics Frequency Percent
Where do you get information about family planning?   
 Husband 32 5.0
 Neighbors 89 14.0
 Health care providers 305 48.1
 Health Extension Workers 83 13.1
 Others 125 19.7
Is your husband aware about your use of family planning?   
 No 95 15.0
 Yes 539 85.0
Who chooses family planning method for you?   
 Myself 474 74.8
 Husband 96 15.1
 Neighbors 2 0.3
 Health care provider 61 9.6
 Other 1 0.2
Do religious leader in your area consider family planning?   
 Yes 120 18.9
 No 354 55.8
 I donot know 160 25.2
Which family planning methods religious leaders considered? (n = 120)   
 Pills 5 8
 Injectable 22 3.5
 Implant 1 0.2
 IUCD 1 0.2
 Calander method 11 1.7
 Abstinence 6 0.9
 All methods 52 8.2
 Short methods only 22 3.5