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Table 3 Proportion of respondents reporting use of FP methods

From: Sex differences in family planning knowledge, attitudes, and use in Uganda

FP methods use Distribution (%) P-value
Overall (n = 3,677) Females (n = 2,614) Males (n = 1,063)
Currently using any FP method 50.3 48.6 54.7 0.001*
Currently using a modern FP method 38.7 36.0 45.3 0.000*
Main FP method used     
Short-term     
Pills 4.5 4.7 4.1 0.558
Injectable (Depo) 31.1 36.5 19.1 0.000*
Injectable (Sayana Press) 5.9 7.7 2.0 0.000*
Emergency FP 0.7 1.0 0.0 0.013*
Male condoms 20.3 8.6 45.7 0.000*
Female condoms 0.1 0.1 0.0 1.000
Long-term     
IUD 2.6 2.9 1.9 0.196
Implants 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.095
Permanent     
Male sterilization 1.6 2.0 0.7 0.029*
Female sterilization 4.0 4.8 2.0 0.004*
Natural     
Lactational Amenorrhea 5.5 5.2 6.1 0.393
Periodic abstinence 4.1 4.0 4.3 0.785
Withdrawal 18.8 21.7 12.4 0.000*
Others 0.7 0.5 1.2 0.134
  1. * Implies statistically significant results at 5 % level of significance