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Table 2 Reproductive health care services of Bangladeshi urban women by migrant status (%)

From: Use of reproductive health care services among urban migrant women in Bangladesh

RH care services Migrant (N = 8921) Non-migrant (N = 5270)
Family Planning
 Any modern method of family planning (Pill, condom, injection, IUD, female sterilization, male sterilization, implant) N = 4193 N = 2157
88.2 89.5
 Sources of current method** N = 3697 N = 1930
  Public sector: Govt. services 21.5 24.2
  NGOs 18.6 18.2
  Private medical: hospital/clinic, pharmacy, qualified doctor, traditional doctor 3.5 3.6
  Shop, relative/friend 51.3 51.7
  Others 6.0 3.9
  Don’t know 2.6 2.0
 No antenatal care (ANC) at last pregnancy* N = 3421 N = 1762
29.3 15.1
 Place of delivery* N = 3421 N = 1762
  Home (own, parents, in-laws, others) 75.8 63.5
  Govt. (hospital, upzila health complex, MCWC-maternal and child welfare centers) 11.1 16.6
  Private clinic & NGO 12.9 19.9
  Other 0.2 0.0
 No medical check after birth* 70.3 57.9
 Mother not taken Vitamin A after delivery* 71.0 65.2
 Treatment sought for STIs within last 6 months** a N = 2595 N = 1335
40.9 % 44.6 %
  1. *Group comparisons by χ2, p = .000; **Group comparisons by χ2, p ≤ 0.03
  2. aThe frequencies of women who sought treatment for STIs in this table account for seven symptoms listed in the survey, and are therefore greater than the frequencies in Table 1, which account for only two symptoms