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Table 3 Knowledge and Health System Factors associated with FP usage with partner in males categorized as all vs. those visited FP Centre

From: Male partner approval on the use of modern contraceptive methods: factors determining usage among couples in Kibaha district, Tanzania

FactorAll malesNo useTotalp-valueVisited FP CentreTotalp-value
UseUseNo use
Knowledge of FP Method (any), N (%)
Yes215 (98.6)110 (74.8)325 (89)< 0.00139 (100)15 (93.8)54 (98.2)< 0.05
No3 (1.4)37 (25.2)40 (11) 0 (0)1 (6.3)1 (1.8) 
Knowledge of nearby FP Centre, N (%)
Yes206 (94.5)108 (73.5)314 (86)< 0.00137 (94.9)16 (100)53 (96.4)< 0.05
No12 (5.5)39 (26.5)51 (14) 2 (5.1)0 (0)2 (3.6) 
Average time to reach nearby FP Centre
Time in minutes (SD)14.4 (15.8)14.9 (26.4)14.7 (23.2)> 0.0517.6 (22.2)15.9 (17.9)17.1 (20.9)> 0.05
Average cost for a return trip to the FP centre
Cost in TZS (SD)1870 (1390)2533 (2838)2118 (1989)< 0.05200080005000 (4242)< 0.05