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Table 4 Knowledge and practices of contraceptive methods among female sex workers in Mekelle city, northern Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 346)

From: Unintended pregnancy among female sex workers in Mekelle city, northern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (n) Percent (%)
Ever contraceptive used
Yes 315 91.0
No 31 9.0
Ever heard/know emergency contraceptive
Yes 163 47.1
No 183 52.9
Emergency contraceptive ever used (n = 163)
Yes 41 25.5
No 122 74.5
When can someone take emergency contraceptive after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy? (n = 163)
Within 120 hours (5 days) 100 61.4
At any time even after 5 days 63 38.6