Skip to main content

Table 2 Postpartum family planning (PPFP) usage among survey participants in Rwanda at follow-up (n = 646)a

From: Predictors of postpartum family planning in Rwanda: the influence of male involvement and healthcare experience

  n (%)
Currently using family planning postpartum
Yes 465 (72.0)
No 181 (28.0)
Of those using family planning, type (n = 465)
Implantb 209 (32.5)
Injectableb 64 (10.1)
Pill/oralb 55 (8.7)
Breastfeeding/lactational amenorrhea 54 (8.5)
Condom 38 (5.9)
Otherc 34 (5.7)
No response 185 (28.6)
Of those not using family planning, reason (n = 181)
Did not know options, was not counseled 19 (10.5)
Could not decide 28 (15.5)
Other 50 (27.6)
  1. aQuestions posed to participants during ANC and/or within 12 weeks of birth; b Classified as “more effective” family planning method(30); c method usage prevalence < 5% grouped as “Other” consists of: Intrauterine deviceb, Standard days or rhythm, Withdrawal, Sterilizationb, and Emergency contraception