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Table 2 Current utilization of contraception and other reproductive factors among HIV positive reproductive age group women attending ART units of Gondar University Hospital, Gondar, Northern Ethiopia, 2014

From: Utilization of contraception among sexually active HIV positive women attending art clinic in University of Gondar Hospital: a hospital based cross-sectional study

Variables N (%) Contraception utilization # (%)
Ever had induced abortion
 Yes 60 (15.6) 39 (65)
 No 325 (84,4) 155 (47.7)
Number of alive children
 1–3 77 (20) 38 (49.4)
 4–6 202 (52.5) 114 (56.4)
 7–9 59 (15.3) 26 (44.1)
Intention to have another child
 Yes 104 (27) 61 (58.7)
 No 281 (73) 133 (47.3)
After what time
 Soon 15 (14.4) 4 (26.7)
 After two years 66 (63.5) 42 (63.6)
 I don’t know 23 (22.1) 15 (65.2)
Counseling about contraception
 Yes 320 (83.1) 171 (53.4)
 No 47 (12.2) 19 (40.4)
 I don’t remember 18 (4.7) 4 (22.2)
How often
 On regular base 99 (30.9) 48 (28.1)
 Occasionally 221 (69.1) 123 (71.9)
Current intention to use contraception
 Yes 187 (48.6) 176 (90.7)
 No 198 (51.4) 18 (9.3)
Partner HIV testing
 Yes 301 (78.2) 174 (57.8)
 No 13 (3.4) 5 (38.5)
 I don’t know 45 (11.7) 10 (22.2)
 No partner 26 (6.8) 5 (19.2)