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Table 4 Attitude on emergency contraceptive utilization among female college students in Debre Tabor Town northwest Ethiopia, October 2017 (n = 821)

From: Assessment of emergency contraceptives utilization and associated factors among female college students at Debre Tabor town

Variables Response
Strongly disagree (%) Disagree (%) Agree (%) Strongly agree (%)
EC causes loose of confidence between regular partners 189(20.6) 491(59.8) 148(18.0) 13(1.6)
 EC is good for all females who are at risk 210(25.6) 142(17.3) 193(23.5 276(33.6)
 EC increases the risk of STI including HIV/AIDS 183(22.3) 191(23.3) 230(28.0) 217(26.4)
 EC is good after unsafe sexual intercourse 192(23.4) 152(18.5) 234(28.5) 243(29.6)
 EC is sign full contraceptive method 172(21.0) 272(33.1) 212(25.8) 165(20.1)
 EC may cause infertility 47(5.7) 188(22.9) 250(30.5) 336(40.9)
 If I had unintended sexual intercourse I would use EC 41(5.0) 80(9.7) 237(28.9) 463(56.4)
 I would advise using EC for close friends if they had unintended sexual intercourse 70(8.5) 108(13.2) 313(38.1) 330(40.2)
 EC promotes promiscuity 148(18) 298(36.3) 196(23.9) 179(21.8)
 EC is one way of abortion 143(17.4) 173(21.1) 313(38.1) 192(23.4)
 EC affect the regular contraceptive method 101(12.3) 279(34.0) 2264(32.2) 17(21.6)
 Unplanned sexual intercourse is a problem for all young females 229(27.9) 390(47.2) 99(12.1) 103(12.5)
 EC can be used for a long time 145(17.7) 198(24.1) 300(36.5) 178(21.7)
Attitude (summary index)
 Good Attitude 364 (44.3%)
 Poor Attitude 457 (55.7%)