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Table 3 Percent distribution of main reason for discontinuation, by method, Senegal 2015

From: Women’s contraceptive discontinuation and switching behavior in urban Senegal, 2010–2015

Reason Implant IUD Injectable Daily pill Condoms LAM Other modern Traditional All
Reduced need 64.5 26.9 43.9 49.1 57.8 2.1 25.4 42.5 45.6
Method problema 26.8 53.6 41.9 24.8 12.4 25.6 13.5 26.8 30.1
Method failure/became pregnant while using 0.0 4.3 5.2 13.7 16.0 0.0 6.7 18.8 10.0
Husband disapproved 0.8 0.7 1.4 3.8 5.6 0.0 0.0 2.6 2.7
Supply (Lack of access/too far, costs too much) 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
“Other” 7.4 9.3 5.6 6.3 5.3 70.9 52.7 5.6 9.4
Missing/DK 0.6 3.6 0.9 2.1 2.7 1.3 1.5 3.8 1.8
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Number of discontinuations 143 66 985 951 176 114 45 198 2678
  1. N = 2678; percentages are weighted for survey design
  2. aWanted more effective method; fear of side effects/health concerns; inconvenient to use; created menstrual problem; gained weight; did not like method; lack of sexual satisfaction; lack of privacy for use