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Table 1 Distribution of dependent variables and individual, enabling resources, health services and contraception/safer sex options utilized among sexually active female students

From: Association between college health services and contraceptive use among female students at five colleges in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Sexually active females
n %
Total 915 100
Fully consistent contraceptive use
 Yes 318 34.7
 No 597 65.3
Frequency of contraceptive use
 High 670 73.2
 low 245 26.8
Age 15–24a 20.5 ± 2.54b
Relationship status
 Steady 801 87.5
 Casual 114 12.5
Grade
 Senior 534 58.4
 Junior 382 41.7
health servicesc
 Provision of health related publications 544 59.5
 Availability of designed Web site 633 72.8
 school education 254 27.8
 Provision of contraceptives 218 23.8
 Provision of birth control counseling 135 14.7
 Convenient getting contraceptives 118 12.9
 Convenient getting birth control counseling 87 9.5
 Convenient getting birth control counseling 87 9.5
Contraception/safer sex optionsc
 Condoms 535 61.5
 Oral female contraceptives 233 26.8
 Rhythm method 217 24.9
 Emergency contraception 109 12.5
 Contraceptive patches 61 7.5
 Spermicides 43 4.9
 others 9 1.0
  1. arange
  2. bmean ± SD
  3. cMultiple choice