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Table 1 Reproductive characteristics of intention to use post-partum IUCD in Ambo town public health institution, Ethiopia, May 2018. (n = 417)

From: Assessment of intention to use postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device and associated factors among pregnant women attending antenatal clinics in ambo town public health institutions, Ethiopia, 2018

Variables Number Percent
Age at first marriage
  ≤ 18 years 154 37.1
 19-20 years 184 44.3
  ≥ 21 years 77 18.6
Ever give birth
 Yes 286 68.9
 No 129 31.1
Number of birth
  ≤ 2 298 71.8
 3+ 117 28.2
Number of alive children
  ≤ 2 228 75.6
 3+ 101 24.4
Number of children want to have in life
  ≤ 3 398 79.7
  > 4 84 20.2
Want to have child within two years
 Yes 49 11.8
 No 366 88.2
Discuss on family planning methods with partner
 Yes 336 81.0
 No 79 19.0
Decision on the number of children want to have
 Husband 17 4.1
 Wife 54 13.0
 Both 344 82.9
Ever used family planning methods previously
 Yes 348 83.9
 No 67 16.1
Method you used previously
 Natural family planning 3 0.7
 Pills 114 27.5
 Injectable 253 61.0
 Implanon 119 28.7
 IUCD 11 2.7
 Condom 12 2.9