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Table 3 Proportion of male participants' awareness of contraceptive methods compared with female participants

From: Prevalence of pregnancy experiences and contraceptive knowledge among single adults in a low socio-economic suburban community in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  Female Male Female Male p
Contraceptive methods Aware Not aware  
Condom 202 (89.4) 218 (84.4) 24 (10.6) 39 (15.2) NS
Birth control pills 199 (88.1) 199 (77.4) 27 (11.9) 58 (22.6) 0.03
Withdrawal 90 (39.8) 102 (39.7) 136 (60.2) 155 (60.3) NS
Emergency contraception 83 (36.7) 84 (32.7) 143 (63.6) 173 (67.3) NS
Condom can prevent sexually transmitted infection 168 (74.3) 178 (69.3) 58 (24.7) 79 (30.7) NS