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Table 1 Episodes of contraceptive use (pills, injectables, implants, and intra-uterine devices) by study group and country

From: Discontinuation and switching of postpartum contraceptive methods over twelve months in Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a secondary analysis of the Yam Daabo trial

  Burkina Faso DR Congo Pooled data
Control Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention
Number of episodes 99 181 80 98 179 279
Total time at risk (days) 22,747 40,839 11,981 21,418 34,728 62,257
Number of discontinuations 17 28 7 4 24 32
Incidence rate (per 10,000 women-days) 7.474 6.856 5.843 1.868 6.911 5.140
Mean time of use (days) 230 226 150 219 194 223
Median time 251 252 140 235 193 249
Hazard ratio 0.92 (0.43–1.96) 0.32 (0.05–2.00) 0.69 (0.32–1.50)
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