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Fertility Limiting Intention and Contraceptive Use among Currently Married Men in Nepal: Evidence from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016

Table 2

Percentage distribution of married men who did not want more children, by current contraceptive method, according to selected characteristics.

CharacteristicsFemale sterilization (N=363)Male sterilization (N=138)Traditional method (N=146)Temporary method (N=571)Nonuse (N=333)Total (N=1,551)
95 CI95 CI95 CI95 CI95 CI

Number and sex of living children
 one or two son’s only26.019.6-
 Two:1son, 1 daughter14.210.1-
 Three: 1 son, 2 daughters14.39.2-21.610.66.7-
 Three: 2sons, 1 daughter39.130.6-48.314.48.4-
 Four:1 son, 3 daughters21.412.9-
 Four:2 sons,2 daughters37.327.7-
 Four:3 sons,1 daughter38.422.4-57.313.96.8-
 Five:2 sons,3 daughters26.915.1-43.312.35.7-
 Five: >=3sons, at least 1 daughter18.310.1-30.8125.9-
 six:>=2 sons, at least 1 daughter34.113.1-
 Three or more: sons only41.628.5-
 Daughters only1.70.4-
Place of residence
 Province 120.012.2-
 Province 254.647.4-
 Province 38.44.7-14.715.310.2-
 Province 416.210.2-24.720.412.5-31.314.39.3-21.234.927.1-43.714.29.2-21.4139
 Province 518.713.4-
 Province 67.34.5-11.626.318.5-
 Province 719.513.1-
Ecological zone
 Secondary or higher19.416.3-
Wealth index
 Hill Brahamin/Chhettri10.26.9-14.915.411.8-19.813.110.1-16.738.933.6-44.522.418.0-27.5436
 Terai caste49.642.3-
 Muslim and Others17.78.6-
Decision making on Family Planning
 Mainly wife28.722.4-
 Wife and husband jointly29.025.0-
Decision makers about spousal health care
 Women herself12.48.0-18.610.57.1-15.314.59.8-20.940.232.5-48.522.415.7-30.9224
 Someone else/Others24.415.1-
Exposure to family planning messages in last few months
 Radio-TV and news paper10.95.8-19.6159.1-23.714.69.5-21.745.631.8-
 Any two media20.115.7-25.310.76.8-
 One media23.518.9-28.910.37.6-

p<0.001, p<0.01, and p<0.05. Note: p values are based on chi-square test.
Others less than one percent are not shown in the table

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