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Table 6 Young men and communication about family planning in rural central India, 2005

From: Assessing young unmarried men's access to reproductive health information and services in rural India

Description N (%)
Discussed FP with someone (Yes) 169 (53.5)
Discussion partners  
Friends 130 (76.9)
Health workers 20 (11.8)
Family members 14 (8.3)
Villagers 5 (3.0)
Total 169
Preferred discussion partner for discussing FP in future  
Friends/other village peers 182 (57.6)
Doctor 82 (25.9)
Health workers 24 (7.6)
Wife (after marriage) 14 (4.4)
Family (older brother or mother) 8 (2.5)
Not sure 6 (1.9)
Total 316