International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Unmet Need for Contraception among HIV-Positive Women Attending HIV Care and Treatment Service at Saint Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Table 2

Reasons for nonuse of a contraception method in those with unmet need, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2016.

Reason for nonuseFrequency (N)Percentage (%)

Perceived low risk of pregnancy
Infrequent sex1619.0
Not married1011.9
Up to God/fatalistic78.3
Not having sex44.8
Opposition to use
Respondent opposed910.7
Religious prohibition910.7
Partner opposed78.3
Method related reasons
Side effect/health concern1214.3
Preferred method not available67.2
Cost too much44.8


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