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Table 3 Knowledge of study participant towards family planning in urban and rural kebele of Kondala district, West Wollega, western Ethiopia, 2019

From: Men’s involvement in family planning service utilization among married men in Kondala district, western Ethiopia: a community-based comparative cross-sectional study

Knowledge of study participant towards family planning Urban, n (%) Rural, n (%)
Ever heard about FP Yes 361(98.9%) 352(96.7%)
No 4(1.1%) 12(3.3%)
Source of information Radio 212(58.1%) 305(83.8%)
TV 309(84.7%) 130(35.7%)
Health professional 267(73%) 280(76.9%)
Neighbor 162(44.4%) 152(41.8%)
Friends 194(53.2%) 176(47.4%)
Wife 226(61.9%) 214(58.8%)
Poster 205(56.2%) 191(58.8%)
Other 54(14.8%) 22(6%)
Know side effect of FP Yes 261(71.5%) 254(69.8%)
No 100(27.4%) 98(26.9%)
side effect of FP experienced by their partner Vomiting 108(29.6%) 95(26.9%)
Abnormal menstrual 264(72.3%) 225(61.8%)
Unwanted weight gain 152(41.6%) 139(38.2%)
Headache 181(48.6%) 193(53%)
FP used by their partner Pills 309(84.7%) 312(85.7%)
Injectable 330(90.4%) 320(87.9%)
Implant 255(69.9%) 236(64.8%)
Loop 220(60.3%) 183(50.3%)
Condom 119(32.6%) 99(27.2%)
Calendar 136(37.6%) 127(34.9%)
Permanent 197(54%) 167(45.9%)
Breast feeding 208(57%) 178(48.9%)
FP for male Condom 299(81.9%) 264(72.5%)
Permanent 204(55.9%) 180(49.5%)
Withdrawal 185(50.7%) 160(44%)
Periodic Abstinence 189(51.8%) 156(42.9%)
I don’t know 37(10.1%) 53(14.6%)
FP available for utilization Pills 225(61.6%) 212(58.2%)
Injectable 260(71.2%) 240(65.9%)
Implant 146(40%) 120(33%)
Loop 107(29.3%) 75(20.6%)
Condom 211(57.8%) 196(53.8%)
I don’t know 14(3.8%) 22(6%)
Where FP can be got Hospital 107(28.9%) 87(23.9%)
Health center 298(80.5%) 279(76.6%)
Health post 145(39.2%) 161(44.2%)
Private clinic 208(57%) 164(45.1%)
Other 21(5.8%) 18(4.9%)
FP clinic arrangements special for male Yes 177(48.5%) 162(44.5%)
No 184(50.4%) 190(52.2%)
Any challenge to be involved in FP Yes 194(53.2%) 190(52.2%)
No 167(45.8%) 162(44.5%)
Challenges faced by Men’s to be involved in FP Inadequate awareness of existing FP 34(9.3%) 63(17.3%)
Religious prohibition 50(13.7%) 99(27.2%)
Culture 58(15.9%) 83(22.8%)
Shyness 70(19.2%) 123(33.8%)
Negative community participation 74(20.3%) 129(35.4%)
Lack of male FP service providers 31(8.5%) 60(16.5%)
Fewer contraceptive choices for men 43(11.8%) 66(18.1%)