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Table 2 Reproductive characteristics of the study participants (N = 766)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with postpartum use of long-acting reversible contraception in Bukombe District, Geita Region, Tanzania: a community- based study

Variable n %
Living children
 1–2 336 43.9
 3–4 228 29.8
 5 +  202 26.4
 Median (IQR) 3 [2,3,4,5]  
Mode of index delivery
 Vaginal delivery 735 96.0
 Caesarean delivery 31 4.0
Place of index delivery
 Home 371 48.4
 Health facility 395 51.6
Discuss FP with partner (n = 731)a
 No 303 41.5
 Yes 428 58.5
Menstrual resumption
 No 341 44.5
 Yes 425 55.5
Duration of postpartum period (months)
  < 6 241 31.5
 6–12 270 35.2
  > 12—< 24 255 33.3
Counseled on FP (n = 141)b
 No 57 40.4
 Yes 84 59.6
  1. Notes: aThose with partners; bn = 141 variable limited to users only “ were you councelled on family planning methods before starting using current method”
  2. Abbreviations: FP Family planning, IQR Interquantile range