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Table 1 Description of study participants and characteristics of Studies included in the systematic review and meta-analysis

From: Factors associated with long-acting family planning service utilization in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

No. Authors & years Setting of the study Design of the study Sample size Study subject Data collection methods Primary outcome of interest Specific factors associated with utilization of long-acting family planning methods (LAFPM) utilization
1. Alemayehu, M. et al. 2012 [8] Community-based Cross-sectional 460 Married women of reproductive age Structured Interviewer Utilization of long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods (LAPCM) - Knowledge, Number of pregnancies, Desire for more children
2. Bulto, G. A. et al. 2014 [9] Community-based Cross-sectional 519 Married women of reproductive age Structured interview Demand forLAPCM Age, Desire for more child, Duration of desire for a child, Number of children ever born, Discussion with a partner on a method to use
3. Gebre-Egziabher, Dest et al. 2017 [10] Community-based Cross-sectional 524 Women of reproductive age Structured interview Utilization of Implant Employment, Number of methods ever used
4. Gebremariam, A. &Addissie, A.
2015 [11]
Community-based Cross-sectional 591 Married women Structured interview Intention to use LAPCM Partner’s education, Participant occupation, wants more child within 2 years, Know LAPCMs, Husband support LAPM use
5. Gebremichael et al.
2015 [12]
Community-based Cross-sectional 342 Married women Structured interview Acceptance of LACM The attitude of respondent towards Acting Reversible Contraceptive acceptance
6. Guidance, ShimelsWudie et al.
2015 [13]
  Unmatched
Case-control
360 Married Women Interview Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Age of respondent, Occupation, Husband-wife discussion
7. Medhanyie, A. et al. 2017 [14] Community-based Cross-sectional 540 women of reproductive age group Structured interview Use of long-acting family planning Residence
8. Mekonnen, Getachew et al. 2014 [15] Community-based Cross-sectional 763 Women of reproductive age Structured interview Use of long-acting and permanent contraceptive Age, Knowledge of Long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods
9. Melka, A. S. et al. 2015 [16] Community-based Cross-sectional 1003 Married women of reproductive age groups Structured interview Utilization of long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods Education, Occupation, Number of live children, the Joint decision on fertility with a partner, Have radio/TV
10. Meskele and Mekonnen 2014 [17] Community-based Cross-sectional 416 Women Structured interview Use long-acting and permanent contraceptive Educational status, Attitude score (composite), Heard myths and misconceptions
11. Serawit, L. and Alemayehu, W. 2012 [18] Facility-based Unmatched
Case-control
270 women of reproductive age Structured interview Use of the intrauterine contraceptive device Educational status, Age of youngest child, IUCD causes infection
12. Shiferaw, K. and Musa, A. 2017 [19] Facility-based Cross-sectional 400 women of reproductive age group Structured interview Utilization of long-acting reversible contraceptive Occupation of woman, Ethnicity, Religion
13. Tamrie, YirgaEwnetu etal 2015 [20] Community-based Cross-sectional 441 Mothers in the Postpartum Period Structured interview Use of Long-acting Reversible Contraception Education of participant, Previous use of long-acting reversible contraceptive, Counseled on long-acting reversible contraceptive
14. Yalew, SaleamlakAdbaruet al 2015 [21] Facility-based Cross-sectional 487 Women users of family planning Structured interview The demand for long-acting contraceptive users Occupational status, Number of children, Number of discussions with husband, decision maker to use
15. Zenebe, C. B. et al. 2017 [22] Facility-based Cross-sectional 317 women reproductive age group Structured interview Utilization of long-acting and permanent contraceptive Educational status, Information about long-acting permanent contraceptive methods (LAPCM), Previous use of LAPCM