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Table 3 Reasons for discontinuation among episodes of contraceptive use beginning within the 5 years before the 2015–16 MDHS among women age 15–49

From: Factors that affect the discontinuation of family planning methods in Myanmar: analysis of the 2015–16 Myanmar Demographic and Health Survey

Reasons for contraceptive discontinuation (N=6,980)
Health concerns/side effects 31.0
Wanted to become pregnant 26.7
Wanted a more effective method 12.5
Other fertility-related reason 12.4
Other method-related 6.3
Became pregnant while using 6.2
Don’t know 4.9