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Table 2 Knowledge of pregnant women about PPIUCD in Ambo public health institution, Ambo, 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

Knowledge About PPIUD LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE   Correct Percent
   Response Correct
Yes   No   
no % No %
  PPIUD can prevent pregnancies for more   160 38.6 54 13 160 38.6
than 10 years.
PPIUD is not appropriate for females at high risk of getting STIs. 145 34.9 69 16.6 145 34.9
PPIUD has no interference with sexual intercourse or desire. 100 24.1 100 24.1 100 24.1
PPIUD is immediately reversible (become pregnant quickly when removed). 151 36.4 63 15.2 151 36.4
PPIUD does not cause cancer. 114 27.5 99 23.9 114 27.5
Breast feeding mothers can use PPIUD. 153 36.9 61 14.7 153 36.9
PPIUD may cause changes in bleeding pattern 121 29.2 92 22.2 121 29.2
PPIUD can be used by HIV positive patients doing well on treatment. 100 24.1 114 27.5 100 24.1
PPIUD is inserted free of charge in Ethiopia. 165 39.8 48 11.6 165 39.8
PPIUD can be removed at any time 174 41.9 36 8.7 174 41.9