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Table 2 Douching practices

From: Douching practices among women in the Bolgatanga municipality of the upper east region of Ghana

Variables Frequency (%)
Douching
 Yes 133(66.5)
 No 67(33.5)
Frequency of douching (n = 133)
 Daily 89(67.0)
 Weekly 18(13.5)
 When necessary 26(19.5)
Products used for douching
 Water 90(67.7)
 Lemon Juice 26(19.5)
 Antiseptics 13(9.8)
 Vinegar 4(3.0)
Factors that determine the product used
 Purpose 44(33.1)
 Availability 55(41.4)
Reasons for douching
 Therapeutic 17(12.8)
 Cleansing of the vaginal 90(67.7)
 Tighten of the vaginal muscles 26(19.5)