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Table 4 Contraceptive and postpartum behaviors overall and by receipt of immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception

From: Women’s informed choice and satisfaction with immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception in Georgia

  Overall (N = 51) % Received immediate postpartum LARC (n = 25) % Did not receive immediate postpartum LARC (n = 26) % Chi-square p-value
Contraceptives used since delivery*     
 Contraceptive implant 51.0 96.0 7.7 < .01
 IUD 7.8 4.0 11.5 0.32
 Sterilization 3.9 0 7.7 0.16
 Oral contraceptive pill 13.7 4.0 23.1 0.05
 Depo-Provera shot 17.6 4.0 30.8 0.01
 Condoms 60.8 56.0 65.4 0.49
 Emergency contraception 2.0 0 3.8 0.32
 None 5.9 0 11.5 0.08
 Other 5.9 4.0 7.7 0.58
Breastfeeding     0.29
 Did not breastfeed 21.6 24.0 19.2  
  ≤ 1 month 27.5 20.0 34.6  
 2–3 months 25.5 26.0 15.4  
  ≥ 4 months 25.5 20.0 30.8  
Postpartum visit attendance     0.57
 Yes 80.4 80.0 80.8  
 No 17.6 20.0 15.4  
 Unsure 2.0 0 3.8  
  1. *Women could select more than one option