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Table 5 PPIUCD utilization and related characteristics of 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 (%)
Ever used family planning methods previously
 Yes 220 76.9
 No 66 23.1
Family planning use before recent pregnancy (n = 220)
 Yes 180 81.8
 No 40 18.2
Method used (n = 220)
 Natural Family Planning 7 3.2
 IUCD 42 19.1
 Implanon 62 28.2
 Injectable 76 34.5
 Pills 33 15.0
Currently using PPIUCD
 Yes 76 26.6
 No 210 73.4
Reason not to use PPIUCD (n = 210)
 wanted to have another child 31 14.8
 Not think I could be pregnant 30 14.3
 Religion Prohibition 14 6.7
 Husband disapproves 13 6.2
 Afraid of side effects 78 37.1
 Afraid of becoming infertile 24 11.4
 Use later when menstruation begins 20 9.5
Mode of delivery
 SVD 197 68.9
 Vacuum/ Forceps delivery 33 11.5
 C/S 56 19.6
Have antenatal care follow up
 Yes 286 100
Number of antenatal care visits
 1 visit 2 0.7
 2–3 visits 42 14.7
 4 visits and above 242 84.6
PPIUCD counseling in the health facilities
 Yes 87 30.4
 No 199 69.6
Time of PPIUCD counseling (n = 87)
 During ANC follow up 69 79.3
 During labor 4 4.6
 After delivery 14 16.1