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Table 2 The background characteristics of 4064 sexually active women in Kisesa in 2015/16 and use of contraceptives over the past two years

From: Contraceptive use and discontinuation among women in rural North-West Tanzania

Contraceptive
history
Pill Injection Condom Implants IUD Sterilization Traditional
methods
No. methods Total no. of women
Ever used 215 (5.3) 812 (20) 22 (0.5) 385 (9.5) 85 (2.1) 17 (0.4) 22 (0.5) 2741 (67.4) 4064
Past 2 years 102 (2.5) 529 (13.1) 14 (0.3) 328 (8.1) 56 (1.4) 15 (0.4) 21 (0.5) 3059 (75.3) 4064
Past 2 years segment used 103 535 17 330 56 15 21   
Background characteristics on contraceptive use in the past 2 years
 HIV status
 Positive 5 (1.5) 39 (11.9) 0 (0) 25 (7.6) 5 (1.5) 4 (1.2) 3 (0.9) 244 (74.4) 328
 Negative 97 (2.6) 488 (13.1) 14 (0.4) 302 (8.1) 51 (1.4) 11 (0.3) 18 (0.5) 2811 (75.5) 3724
Age
 15–24 16 (1.1) 127 (9.1) 8 (0.6) 101 (7.2) 9 (0.6) 0 (0) 3 (0.2) 1163 (83.0) 1401
 25–34 53 (3.4) 278 (18.9) 3 (0.2) 173 (11.7) 23 (15.6) 2 (0.1) 7 (0.5) 969 (65.7) 1474
 35+ 33 (2.8) 124 (10.4) 3 (0.3) 54 (4.5) 24 (2.0) 13 (1.1) 11 (0.9) 931 (78.3) 1189
Education
 None/some primary 25 (1.8) 113 (8.1) 3 (0.2) 90 (6.5) 16 (1.1) 7 (0.5) 4 (0.3) 1141 (81.9) 1394
 Completed primary 62 (3.0) 308 (14.8) 4 (0.2) 176 (8.4) 31 (1.5) 8 (0.5) 10 (0.5) 1490 (71.4) 2086
 Secondary+ 15 (2.6) 62 (10.7) 7 (1.2) 62 (10.7) 9 (1.6) 0 (0) 7 (1.2) 429 (74.0) 580
Number of living children
< 3 38 (2.0) 159 (8.6) 10 (0.5) 121 (6.5) 14 (0.8) 0 (0.0) 4 (0.2) 1531 (82.4) 1858
 3+ 64 (2.9) 319 (14.5) 4 (0.2) 207 (9.4) 42 (1.9) 15 (0.7) 17 (0.8) 1546 (70.1) 2206