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

All23.420.5-26.68.97.2-11.19.47.6-11.636.833.4-40.421.518.8-24.4100
 Age
 20-2910.46.2-16.90.70.2-2.210.66.8-16.253.845.8-61.624.517.7-33.0169
 30-3918.014.5-22.08.65.8-12.711.28.6-14.440.936.3-45.721.317.5-25.7680
 40-4931.827.2-36.811.28.8-14.17.45.5-10.028.723.4-34.620.917.1-25.3702
Number and sex of living children
 one or two son’s only26.019.6-33.55.53.4-8.913.88.9-20.636.128.5-44.418.713.5-25.3290
 Two:1son, 1 daughter14.210.1-19.48.75.0-14.712.79.0-17.643.036.1-50.221.516.0-28.2335
 Three: 1 son, 2 daughters14.39.2-21.610.66.7-16.47.84.6-13.037.329.6-45.829.921.5-39.8174
 Three: 2sons, 1 daughter39.130.6-48.314.48.4-23.55.93.5-9.924.318.3-31.316.311.3-22.9183
 Four:1 son, 3 daughters21.412.9-33.37.43.3-15.86.32.6-14.551.637.2-65.813.26.8-24.176
 Four:2 sons,2 daughters37.327.7-48.08.44.8-14.54.82.1-10.626.419.0-35.323.115.5-32.9117
 Four:3 sons,1 daughter38.422.4-57.313.96.8-26.52.70.7-9.532.619.4-49.112.45.2-26.743
 Five:2 sons,3 daughters26.915.1-43.312.35.7-24.68.93.4-20.931.019.3-45.820.911.2-35.649
 Five: >=3sons, at least 1 daughter18.310.1-30.8125.9-22.92.50.6-9.939.927.6-53.527.416.4-41.957
 six:>=2 sons, at least 1 daughter34.113.1-64.017.34.8-46.87.01.0-36.915.23.6-46.226.410.2-53.213
 Three or more: sons only41.628.5-56.05.22.0-13.20.30.0-2.538.325.6-52.914.57.5-26.360
 Daughters only1.70.4-7.85.01.9-12.516.49.1-27.650.337.9-62.726.617.3-38.678
 Others17.810.4-28.96.52.8-14.510.34.9-20.234.424.4-46.131.021.3-42.778
Place of residence
 Urban21.317.7-25.49.97.4-13.09.27.0-12.139.234.6-44.020.417.2-24.1969
 Rural27.021.6-33.07.35.1-10.49.77.0-13.332.827.7-38.323.218.8-28.3583
Province
 Province 120.012.2-30.83.41.6-7.014.29.3-21.038.931.1-47.323.518.1-29.9265
 Province 254.647.4-61.71.10.4-3.33.81.9-7.216.812.5-22.323.618.2-30.0325
 Province 38.44.7-14.715.310.2-22.58.14.2-15.243.833.4-54.924.317.1-33.3337
 Province 416.210.2-24.720.412.5-31.314.39.3-21.234.927.1-43.714.29.2-21.4139
 Province 518.713.4-25.53.92.0-7.411.07.0-16.844.236.8-51.922.215.5-30.7259
 Province 67.34.5-11.626.318.5-36.17.84.5-12.940.032.5-48.018.712.1-27.786
 Province 719.513.1-28.19.35.1-16.39.85.9-16.048.139.6-56.713.28.7-19.6141
Ecological zone
 Mountain2.50.8-7.813.67.3-24.011.87.8-17.548.638.2-59.123.516.5-32.2103
 Hill10.77.9-14.413.110.2-16.611.28.0-15.345.338.9-51.819.815.5-24.9637
 Terai36.131.1-41.45.12.9-8.77.75.7-10.428.625.1-32.422.519.0-26.5812
Education
 Secondary or higher19.416.3-22.99.87.8-12.412.19.6-15.137.832.8-43.120.917.4-25.0871
 Primary25.420.5-31.19.56.1-14.57.04.4-10.838.333.5-43.419.815.5-24.9422
 None33.826.3-42.24.92.9-8.24.42.4-7.830.925.2-37.226.020.5-32.4258
Occupation
 Professional13.17.5-21.773.8-12.6169.6-25.446.135.3-57.317.811.2-27.1139
 Clerical/sales/services23.518.7-29.2107.0-14.110.67.9-14.134.428.3-41.121.416.7-27.1451
 Manualskilled/unskilled27.521.9-33.98.24.4-14.77.75.1-11.336.329.7-43.420.415.7-26.1398
 Agriculture23.119.0-27.89.46.9-12.88.25.7-11.637.432.5-42.521.918.0-26.5519
Wealth index
 Poorest9.26.0-14.112.68.9-17.410.87.0-16.346.240.8-51.721.216.5-26.9276
 Poorer25.219.4-31.910.77.3-15.36.84.3-10.738.833.3-44.518.613.9-24.4307
 Middle37.531.3-44.25.43.3-8.87.44.8-11.02822.7-34.121.716.5-28.0297
 Richer27.321.2-34.39.14.9-16.37.04.5-10.830.824.6-37.825.820.1-32.5331
 Richest17.311.8-24.77.24.5-11.414.710.0-21.240.831.5-50.919.914.2-27.1340
Ethnicity
 Hill Brahamin/Chhettri10.26.9-14.915.411.8-19.813.110.1-16.738.933.6-44.522.418.0-27.5436
 Terai caste49.642.3-57.02.10.8-5.14.72.5-8.618.013.3-23.825.719.2-33.4286
 Janjatis19.715.1-25.38.05.1-12.510.27.4-13.943.837.5-50.218.314.5-22.9600
 Dalit28.221.0-36.79.84.3-20.77.04.1-11.737.629.8-46.117.411.8-24.8175
 Muslim and Others17.78.6-33.003.71.1-12.138.724.6-55.039.923.5-58.955
Decision making on Family Planning
 Mainly wife28.722.4-35.94.92.8-8.53.31.7-6.251.643.1-59.911.57.1-18.2254
 Wife and husband jointly29.025.0-33.49.67.4-12.39.27.1-11.741.236.9-45.611.08.3-14.5868
 Self14.910.1-21.523.116.1-31.922.916.3-31.129.222.3-37.110.06.0-16.3182
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
 Both28.223.4-33.56.74.7-9.48.76.4-11.635.331.0-39.721.117.6-25.2671
 Self22.118.1-26.711.48.2-15.68.56.3-11.437.331.8-43.120.716.9-25.1594
 Someone else/Others24.415.1-36.93.71.3-10.07.22.7-17.735.723.4-50.129.018.0-43.162
Exposure to family planning messages in last few months
 Radio-TV and news paper10.95.8-19.6159.1-23.714.69.5-21.745.631.8-60.013.98.9-21.1218
 Any two media20.115.7-25.310.76.8-16.39.06.3-12.939.533.9-45.320.715.4-27.3316
 One media23.518.9-28.910.37.6-13.99.06.3-12.635.230.1-40.622.017.7-27.0476
 None30.325.6-35.54.22.9-6.27.95.4-11.433.128.5-38.024.520.0-29.5542

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