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Table 2 Obstetric Characteristics of the participants who gave birth in Addis Ababa public hospitals, Addis Ababa, August 25 to September 30, 2019-(N = 286)

From: Immediate postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device utilization and influencing factors in Addis Ababa public hospitals: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent (%)
Age at first marriage
  ≤ 18 76 26.6
 19–20 86 30.1
 21+ 124 43.4
Number of Birth
 1–2 210 73.4
 3–4 children 68 23.8
 5 and above 8 2.8
Age of last child (months) (n = 218)
  < 24 62 28.4
 24–36 75 34.4
  > 36 81 37.2
Plan to have another child
 Yes 173 60.5
 No 72 25.2
 Undecided 41 14.3
Time to have another child in the future (months)(n = 173)
 Less than 24 31 17.9
 24–36 52 30.1
 Above 36 90 52.0
Number of alive children
 None 4 1.4
 1–4 210 73.4
 5 and above 72 25.2
Number of children want to have in your life
  ≤ 3 106 37.1
  ≥ 4 180 62.9
present birth planned
 Yes 212 74.1
 No 74 25.9
Decision on the use of modern FP
 Mainly respondents 64 22.4
 Mainly Husband 44 15.4
 Jointly decision 178 62.2
Discussed on family planning methods with partner during pregnancy
 Yes 133 46.5
 No 153 53.5
Partner approves of family planning use
 Yes 113 39.5
 No 173 60.5