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Table 2 Awareness and use of contraceptive methods

From: Use of traditional and modern contraceptives among childbearing women: findings from a mixed methods study in two southwestern Nigerian states

Variables Aware of contraceptive methods (n = 809) Ever use n = 645 Current use (n = 538)
Male sterilisation 155 (19.5) 0 (0) 0 (0.0)
Female sterilisation 782 (98.6) 2 (0.3) 1 (0.2)
Intrauterine device (IUD) 595 (74.9) 24 (3.7) 22 (4.1)
Injectable 768 (96.7) 66 (10.2) 54 (10.0)
Implants 730 (92.1) 27 (4.2) 23 (4.3)
Oral pills 769 (97.2) 116 (18.0) 72 (13.4)
Male Condom 782 (98.6) 106 (16.4) 96 (17.8)
Female condom 738 (93.1) 1 (0.2) 1 (0.2)
Emergency contraception 708 (89.3) 13 (2.0) 12 (2.2)
Rhythm method/Standard day method 737 (92.9) 144 (22.3) 142 (26.4)
Lactation Amenorrhea 734 (92.6) 7 (1.1) 6 (1.1)
Withdrawal method 748 (94.3) 101 (15.7) 99 (16.8)
Folk methods 48 (6.1) 8 (1.2) 10 (1.8)
  1. Key: folk methods- use of lime, alcohol, salt and water, douching/extraction of sperm and amplicox as emergency contraception