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Table 2 Knowledge of contraceptive methods

From: Maternal health care visits as predictors of contraceptive use among childbearing women in a medically underserved state in Nigeria

Types of contraceptives All (N = 411) Residence p value
Urban (N = 202) Rural (N = 209)
Male sterilisation 211 (51.3) 123 (60.9) 88 (42.1) < 0.001
Female sterilisation 311 (75.7) 175 (86.6) 136 (65.1) < 0.001
IUD 232 (56.4) 128 (63.4) 104 (49.8) < 0.05
Injectable 317 (85.7) 181 (89.6) 136 (65.1) < 0.001
Implants 311 (75.7) 175 (86.6) 136 (65.1) < 0.001
Oral pills 328 (79.8) 189 (93.6) 139 (66.5) < 0.001
Male condom 342 (83.2) 192 (95.0) 150 (71.8) < 0.001
Female condom 294 (71.5) 176 87.1) 118 (56.5) < 0.001
Emergency contraception 196 (47.7) 115 (56.9) 81 (38.8) < 0.001
Standard day method 242 (58.9) 151 (74.8) 91 (43.5) < 0.001
Lactation amenorrhea 130 (31.6) 98 (48.5) 32 (15.3) < 0.001
Rhythm method 155 (37.7) 123 (60.9) 32 (15.3) < 0.001
Withdrawal method 236 (57.4) 161 (79.7) 75 (35.9) < 0.001
Folks methods 73 (17.8) 54 (26.7) 10 (4.8) < 0.001
  1. Note: Folks’ methods include cooked leaf/alcohol, ring from Malam, potash, local beads made by herbalist, Coke, Schweppes, Sprite, soap, vaginal cream, after sex douching, and Andrew liver salt and salt and water