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Table 2 Postnatal characteristics of study participants (N = 144)

From: Risk factors for postpartum intrauterine device expulsion among women delivering at a tertiary Hospital in Uganda: a prospective cohort study

Characteristic Frequency Percentage
Resumption of sexual activities
 Yes 74 51.4
 No 70 48.6
Return of menses
 Yes 13 9
 No 131 91
Tummy tying
 Yes 70 48.6
 No 74 51.4
Vaginal douching
 Yes 18 12.5
 No 126 87.5
Use of herbs
 Yes 22 15.3
 No 122 84.7
Resumption of heavy physical activity
 Yes 18 12.5
 No 126 88.5