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Table 2 Percentage distributions of Knowledge of Contraceptive Methods and Sexual Reproductive Health

From: Contraceptive use, knowledge, attitude, perceptions and sexual behavior among female University students in Uganda: a cross-sectional survey

    Year-1 Year-2 Year 3+
Number 1003†   319 389 298
Ever heard of contraceptive Number Percent "yes", (%)    
 Yes 999 99.6    
Contraceptive methods known
Modern      
 Tubal ligation 99 9.8 7.5 9.3 13.1
 Vasectomy 99 9.8 8.2 9.5 12.1
 Pill 874 86.7 87.1 86.1 86.9
 IUD 353 35.0 26.3 35.5 43.6
 Injection 507 50.3 48.3 49.4 53.7
 Implants 269 26.7 18.2 29.8 31.9
 Male condoms 891 88.4 88.4 87.1 90.3
 Female condoms 223 22.1 18.5 21.1 27.5
 Diaphragm 74 7.3 5.6 5.7 11.4
 Foam 35 3.5 2.5 2.1 6.4
Traditional
 Lactational Amenorrhea 36 3.6 1.9 3.1 6.0
 Rhythm/moon beads 103 10.2 9.7 10.0 11.1
 Withdrawal 345 34.2 31.0 36.2 35.6
Know source of contraceptives      
 No 30 9 (3.0)    
 Yes 961 932 (97.0) 96.2 97.9 96.6
Government
 Hospital 648 64.3 61.1 67.1 64.1
 Health Centers 242 24.0 26.0 25.7 19.8
 Family planning clinic 276 27.4 23.8 28.0 30.2
 Outreach 22 2.2 1.6 2.3 2.7
 Community distributors 41 4.1 4.4 4.4 3.4
Private providers
 Hospital/clinic 540 53.6 54.5 50.6 56.4
 Pharmacy/Drug shop 363 36.0 32.0 40.1 35.2
 Midwife 17 1.7 0.94 2.3 1.7
 Outreaches 20 2.0 0.94 3.1 1.7
 NGO community based 35 3.5 3.1 4.9 2.0
STIs Knowledge (yes)      
 Heard of STIs 995 98.7 99.1 98.2 99.3
 Knowledge of HIV/AIDS 1,001 99.3 99.1 99.0 100
 Knowledge of HIV prevention 996 98.8 98.7 97.9 100
 Heard about treatment of HIV 968 96.0 93.7 96.1 98.3
 Knowledge of HIV treatment availability 445 44.2 41.4 45.0 45.6
 Knowledge of STIs treatment availability 597 59.2 53.9 60.9 62.4
 Heard of VCT 980 97.2 95.0 98.2 98.3
  1. †Number is less than 1008 because of 5 missing values on some variables, Percentage are row percent of each total number of respondents per variable