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Table 5 Main reasons for first adopted method discontinuation or switching by study group

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

  Control Intervention Total
n(%) n(%) n(%)
Method-related reason 58 (67.4) 83 (73.5) 141 (70.9)
Partner opposition 14 (16.3) 6 (5.3) 20 (10.1)
Unknown 7 (8.1) 10 (8.8) 17 (8.5)
Reduced need 1 (1.2) 7 (6.2) 8 (4.0)
Pregnancy 0 (0.0) 4 (3.5) 4 (2.0)
Financial problem 4 (4.7) 0 (0.0) 4 (2.0)
Desire for a child 2 (2.3) 3 (2.7) 5 (2.5)
Total 86 (100.0) 113 (100.0) 199 (100.0)
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