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Table 5 Involvement of husbands concerning family planning service utilization 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

Involvement of husbands concerning family planning service utilization Urban, n (%) Rural, n (%)
Attended FP clinic Yes 167(45.8%) 158(43.4%)
No 194(53.2%) 200(53.3%)
How many times did you attended Once 41(11.2%) 40(11%)
Twice 54(14.8%) 51(14%)
Many times 57(15.6%) 51(14%)
I don’t remember 13(3.6%) 18(4.9%)
Method used by husband Condom 135(37%) 94(25.8%)
Permanent 6 7
Discussed with your wife on FP Yes 272(74.5%) 212(58.2%)
No 89(24.4%) 140(38.5%)
Frequency of discussion Once 57(15.6%) 43(11.8%)
Twice 44(12.1%) 45(12.4%)
Many times 125(34.2%) 88(24.2%)
I don’t remember 51(14%) 39(10.7%)
Initiated the discussion Yes 214(58.6%) 136(37.4%)
No 147(40.3%) 216(59.3%)
Approved FP for wife Yes 212(58.1%) 144(39.6%)
No 149(40.81%) 208(57.1%)
Reason for disapproval Desire to have more child 105(28.8%) 107(29.4%)
Fear of side effect 99(27.1%) 90(24.7%)
Religious prohibition 89(24.4%) 73(20.1%)
Fear of promiscuity 94(25.8%) 74(20.3%)
Other 32(8.8%) 34(9.3%)
FP used by partner Pills 214(58.6%) 177(48.6%)
Injectable 216(59.2%) 182(50%)
Implant 220(60.2%) 179(49.2%)
Loop 201(55.1%) 176(48.4%)
Permanent 39(10.7%) 34(9.3%)
Calendar 198(54.2%) 176(48.4%)
Breast feeding 190(51.1%) 169(46.4%)
Reason for utilization For birth spacing 196(53.7%) 138(37.9%)
For birth limiting 27(7.4%) 42(11.5%)