International Journal of Population Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Male Involvement in Family Planning: Challenges and Way Forward

Table 1

Knowledge of FP.

Knowledge of FPYes (%)No (%)

Family planning is a method of preventing pregnancy 500 (100.0%)** 0 (0.0%)
Methods of FP known*  
 Pills
 IUD
 Injectable
 Implants
 Condom
 Female sterilization
  
450 (90.0%)**  
321 (64.2%)**  
407 (81.4%)**  
202 (40.4%)**  
500 (100.0%)**  
10 (2.0%)**
  
50 (10.0%)  
179 (35.8%)  
93 (18.6%)  
298 (59.6%)  
0 (0.0%)  
490 (98.0%)
Advantages of FP*  
 To avoid early and late pregnancy
 Limits the number of pregnancy
 Prevents abortion
 Prevents maternal death
  
450 (90.0%)**  
480 (96.0%)**  
320 (64.0%)**  
121 (24.2%)**
  
50 (10%)  
20 (4.0%)  
180 (36.0%)  
379 (75.8%)
Side effects of FP*  
 Vomiting
 Abnormal menstruation
 Unwanted weight gain
  
162 (32.4%)**  
212 (42.4%)**  
452 (90.4%)**
  
338 (67.6%)  
288 (57.6%)  
48 (9.6%)

Multiple responses.
**Correct responses.