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Table 3 Attitude of short term contraceptive method user women to use LAPMS in Wolaita zone, Southern Ethiopia, January, 2013

From: Factors affecting women’s intention to use long acting and permanent contraceptive methods in Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

Characteristics (n = 411) Disagree # (%) Not sure # (%) Agree # (%)
Using implants needs proper diet 89 (21.6) 39 (9.5) 283 (68.9)
The insertion and removal of implants are highly painful 113 (27.5) 196 (47.7) 102 (24.8)
Insertion of IUCD causes loss of privacy 173 (42.1) 152 (37) 86 (20.9)
Using IUCD restricts normal routine activities 162 (39.4) 180 (43.8) 69 (16.8)
Operation for female sterilization is dangerous 115 (28) 187 (45.5) 109 (26.5)
Implant freely move in the body and cause severe pain 197 (47.9) 77 (18.8) 137 (33.3)
For me, it is not good to use LAPMs 231 (56.2) 55 (13.4) 125 (30.4)
Discussing LAPMs with husband (friend) are not necessary 334 (81.2) 20 (4.9) 57 (13.9)
LAPMs not preventing one from having large family size 356 (86.6) 47 (11.5) 8 (1.9)
Operation for female sterilization is unacceptable 153 (37.2) 160 (38.9) 98 (23.9)