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Table 2 Use of contraceptive methods by women, by study areas

From: Changes in the selected reproductive health indicators among married women of reproductive age in low performing areas of Bangladesh: findings from an evaluation study

  Dhaka Raipur (%) Nabiganj (%)
  Base n = 5477 End (n = 5,670) Base (n = 6,433) End (n = 6,211) Base (n = 6,288) End (n = 6,419)
All methods 58.7 64.9* 49.9 50.2 22.3 33.7*
Any modern method 51.1 58.7* 43.3 44.5 19.7 30.1*
Female sterilization 0.5 3.4 0.2 2.4 0.1 2.7
Male sterilization 0.1 0.9 0.01 0.3 0.01 1.0
Pill 33.9 29.3 28.6 22.3 14.4 18.4
IUD 0.7 0.5 1.3 1.2 0.6 0.6
Injectables 9.4 17.4* 10.6 15.1* 2.4 4.2
Implants 1.8 1.7 0.7 1.0 1.2 1.4
Condom 4.7 5.5 1.9 2.1 1.0 1.7
Any traditional methods 7.6 6.2 6.6 5.7 2.6 3.6
Periodic abstinence 5.2 3.6 4.0 3.2 1.8 2.3
Withdrawal 2.0 2.2 1.7 1.8 0.5 1.0
Herbal 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.3
  1. Note: *Shows statistically significant difference between baseline and endline (p < .001).