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Table 1 Socioeconomic, demographic and behavioral characteristics of respondents

From: Modern contraceptive use among sexually active men in Uganda: does discussion with a health worker matter?

Variables Percent (%) Frequency (N)
Age groups   
15-24 23.0 404
25-34 36.9 650
35-44 25.3 446
45 & above 14.8 261
Residence   
Rural 79.3 1398
Urban 20.7 364
Region   
Kampala 10.2 179
Central 1 10.0 176
Central 2 11.6 205
East central 11.1 196
Eastern 13.0 230
North 9.5 168
Karamoja 3.0 53
West-Nile 5.8 103
Western 13.8 243
Southwest 11.9 209
In union   
Never 19.1 336
Currently 75.6 1332
Formerly 5.3 94
Education level   
None 5.3 94
Primary 59.5 1049
Secondary or higher 35.1 619
Wealth index   
Poorest 17.0 300
Poorer 18.7 329
Middle 18.7 329
Richer 21.7 383
Richest 23.9 421
Currently working   
No 4.4 77
Yes 95.6 1685
Children surviving   
None 22.9 403
1–4 41.0 723
5+ 36.1 636
Fertility preference   
Have another 47.4 835
Undecided 2.0 36
No more 24.7 435
No partner/infertile/sterilized 25.9 456
Total 100.0 1762
Contraception is a woman’s business   
Disagree 81.7 1407
Agree 18.3 316
Women who use contraception become promiscuous   
Disagree 59.9 1055
Agree 32.2 568
Don’t know 7.9 139
Discussed family planning with health worker   
No 86.2 1519
Yes 13.8 243
Used modern contraceptives to prevent pregnancy   
No 67.4 1188
Yes 32.6 574
Current family planning method type   
Not using 62.6 1103
Condom – male 17.0 300
Injections 8.2 144
Pill 3.2 56
IUD 0.3 6
Sterilization - female 1.7 29
Implant 1.5 27
Condom – female 0.1 2
Jelly 0.1 1
Traditional methods 5.4 95
Total 100.0 1762