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Table 3 Exposure to mass media and family planning messages among married or in union reproductive age women in Ethiopia, 2016

From: Factors associated with long acting and permanent contraceptive methods use in Ethiopia

Exposure variable Number Percent
Frequency of reading newspaper
 Not at all 8371 91.7
 Less than once a week 552 6.0
 At least once a week 205 2.2
Frequency of listening radio
Not at all 6360 69.7
 Less than once a week 1383 15.2
 At least once a week 1384 15.2
Frequency of watching TV
 Not at all 6996 76.7
 Less than once a week 1013 11.1
 At least once a week 1117 12.2
Own mobile phone
 No 7192 78.8
 Yes 1935 21.2
Use of internet
 Never 8911 97.6
 Yes 216 2.3
Heard family planning message on radio on last few months
 No 7103 77.8
 Yes 2024 22.2
Heard family planning messages on TV on last few months
 No 7837 85.9
 Yes 1290 14.1
Read about family planning messages on newspaper/magazine last few months
 No 8827 96.7
 Yes 300 3.3
Received family planning text message on mobile phone
 No 8936 97.9
 Yes 191 2.1
Visited by field worker in the last 12 months
 No 6431 70.5
 Yes 2696 29.5
Field worker talk about family planning
 No 1068 39.6
 Yes 1628 60.4
Visited health facility in the last 12 months
 No 4682 51.3
 Yes 4445 48.7
Told about family planning in the health facility
 No 2669 60.0
 Yes 1777 40.0