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Table 3 Type of modern contraceptives utilized and reason for not utilizing at Dabat HDSS site, northwest Ethiopia, 2014

From: Prevalence and determinants of contraceptive utilization among married women at Dabat Health and Demographic Surveillance System site, northwest Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Type of contraceptive method used
 Pills 228 8.4
 Condom 11 0.4
 Injectable 2201 81.3
 Tuba ligation 14 0.5
 IUCD 7 0.3
 Implants 219 8.1
 Other 26 1.0
Reason for not using the modern methods (n = 4684)
 To give birth 1338 28.6
 Use alternatives 853 18.2
 Waiting for menstruation 784 16.7
 Fear of side effects 567 12.1
 Stop birth naturally 393 8.4
 Absence of sex 188 4.0
 Lack of knowledge 178 3.8
 Religious and cultural prohibition 150 3.2
 Husband’s prohibition 120 2.6
 Lack of access 90 1.9
 Believe that natural spacing is ok 71 1.5