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Table 2 Fertility and reproductive characteristics of women in the first year of postpartum period in Kolfe Keranyo sub city, Addis Ababa, 2015

From: Family planning use and its associated factors among women in the extended postpartum period in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent
Parity
  1–2 535 66.6
  3–4 243 30.3
  ≥ 5 25 3.1
Duration of month since delivery
  < 6 Months 271 33.7
  6 Months 131 16.3
  > 6 Months 401 49.9
Planned birth
  Yes 719 89.5
  No 84 10.5
Preferred birth space
  ≤ 2 Years 17 2.1
  > 2 Years 652 81.2
  I Don’t Know 134 16.7
Number of children wish to have
  ≤ 4 443 55.2
  > 4 46 5.7
  I Don’t Know 314 39.1
Health education about FP during ANC
  Yes 365 45.5
  No 438 54.5
Menses before pregnancy
  Regular 676 84.2
  Irregular 127 15.8
Menses after delivery
  Yes 361 45.0
  No 442 55.0
Visit HC after delivery
  Yes 649 80.8
  No 154 19.2
Currently breastfeeding
  Yes 748 93.2
  No 55 6.8
Number of FP you know
  ≤ 4 328 40.8
  ≥ 4 475 59.2
History of FP use before current pregnancy
  Yes 629 78.3
  No 174 21.7