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Table 3 Knowledge of PPIUCD insertion among women who gave birth at Bale zone health facilities, Southeast Ethiopia, August 2017

From: Acceptability and factors associated with post-partum IUCD use among women who gave birth at bale zone health facilities, Southeast-Ethiopia

Variables Category Number Percent
Ever heard about IUCD as a contraceptive method Yes 327 76.3
No 102 23.7
Ever heard IUCD can be inserted immediately after delivery? (n = 327) Yes 206 63.0
No 121 37.0
IUCD prevents unwanted pregnancy for at least 3 years? (n = 327) Yes 134 40.9
No 58 17.7
Don’t know 135 41.4
IUCD is FP method that can be put into uterine (n = 327) Yes 264 80.7
No 14 4.3
Don’t know 49 15.0
IUCD has no high risk of getting sexually transmitted infections (n = 327) Yes 133 40.8
No 71 21.6
Don’t know 123 37.6
IUCD has no interference with sexual intercourse (n = 327) Yes 141 43.1
No 83 25.4
Don’t know 103 31.5
IUCD is immediately reversible (n = 327) Yes 128 39.2
No 102 31.2
Don’t know 97 29.6
IUCD cannot cause cervical cancer (n = 327) Yes 124 38.0
No 57 17.4
Don’t know 146 44.6
Overall PPIUCD knowledge level Having a good knowledge 178 54.4
Not having a good knowledge 149 45.6