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Table 3 contraceptive utilization and knowledge related profiles of sexually active HIV positive reproductive age women attending ART clinics in Amhara region referral hospitals, northwest Ethiopia 2016 (n = 421)

From: The role of counseling on modern contraceptive utilization among HIV positive women: the case of Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Knowledge on contraceptive
 knowledgeable 413 98.1
 Not Knowledgeable 8 1.9
counseling about methods   
 Yes 366 86.9
 No 55 13.1
Previous history of utilization
 Yes 319 75.8
 No 102 24.2
Previous Type of method utilized (n = 319)
 Injectable 216 67.9
 IUCD 13 4.1
 Pills 94 29.6
 Implants 69 21.7
 Condom 44 13.8
Current contraceptive utilization
 Yes 201 47.7
 No 220 52.3
Place of method received (n = 201)
 The ART clinic 35 8.3
 FGA/FP clinic in the hospital 156 37.1
 Private clinic and pharmacies 9 2.1
Reason to use contraceptives (n = 201)
 To limit number of children 95 22.6
 To space 106 25.2
Intention to use in the future (n = 221)
 Yes 57 13.5
 No 146 34.7
 I don’t know 17 4
Discussion with partner (n = 266)
 Yes 221 52.5
 No 45 10.7