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Table 2 Awareness and utilization of specific type of contraceptive methods among secondary school female students, Mekelle town, northern Ethiopia, 2012

From: Sexual and reproductive health communication and awareness of contraceptive methods among secondary school female students, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Contraceptive methods Known by students (N = 716) Ever used by students (N = 109)
Frequency (%) Frequency (%)
Male condom 475(66.3) 56(50.9)
Injectables 472(65.9) 3(2.7)
Oral pills 414(57.8)  
Implant 367(48.9)  
IUD 341(47.6) 7(6.9)
Emergency Oral Contraceptives (EOC) 318(39.4) 11(10.0)
Calendar method 265(37.0) 11(10.0)
Vasectomy 264(36.9)  
Tubal ligation 248(34.6)  
Diaphragm 201(28.1)  
LAM 193(27.0)  
Female condom 191(26.7)  
Withdrawal 158(22.1) 16(14.5)
Other methods 15(2.1)