International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Determinants of Modern Contraceptive Methods Discontinuation among Women within Reproductive Age in Dire Dawa City, Eastern Ethiopia

Table 2

Descriptive summary of variables of the study.

Independent variablesFrequency (%)MCM utilization status
ContinuedDiscontinued
Frequency (%)Frequency (%)

Age in years
 <25101 (12.5)43 (42.6)58 (57.4)
 25-34491 (60.5)348 (70.9)143 (29.1)
 ≥35219 (27.0)183 (83.6)36 (16.4)
Educational level
 No education54 (6.7)43 (79.6)11 (20.4)
 Read and write51 (6.3)41 (80.4)10 (19.6)
 Primary219 (27.0)149 (68.0)70 (32.0)
 Secondary248 (30.6)163 (67.7)80 (32.3)
 Diploma/above239 (29.5)173 (72.4)66 (27.6)
Marital status
 Not married86 (10.6)55 (64.0)31 (36.0)
 Married725 (89.4)519 (71.6)206 (28.4)
Monthly income
 <2000 birr659 (81.3)465 (70.6)194 (29.4)
 2000-400096 (11.8)71 (74.0)25(26.0)
 >4000 birr56 (6.9)38 (67.9)18(32.1)
No. of children
 061 (7.5)22 (36.1)39 (63.9)
 1-3641 (79.0)456 (71.1)185 (28.9)
 >3109 (13.4)96 (88.1)13 (11.9)
Method chose
 Not by the user59 (7.3)25 (42.4)34 (57.6)
 By the user752 (92.7)549 (73.0)203 (27.0)
Type of method
 Pills169 (20.8)96 (56.8)73 (43.2)
 Injectables367(45.3)251(68.4)116 (31.6)
 IUCD46 (5.7)33 (71.7)13 (28.3)
 Implant229 (28.2)194 (84.7)35 (15.3)
Training/counseling
 No232 (28.6)184 (79.3)48 (20.7)
 Yes579 (71.4)390 (67.4)189 (32.6)
Time taken
 <10minute88 (10.9)62 (70.5)26 (29.5)
 10-20586 (72.3)420 (71.7)166 (28.3)
 >20minutes137 (16.9)92 (67.2)45 (32.8)

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