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Table 2 Reproductive health characteristics and source of information about vasectomy as a method of contraception among married men live in Gulele sub-city, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2018 [n = 422]

From: Intention to use vasectomy and associated factors among married men in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (N) Percent (%)
Number of children None 109 25.8
1–2 children 197 46.7
3–4 children 97 23.0
5 – above 19 4.5
Have you ever heard about vasectomy? Yes 226 53.6
No 196 46.4
Information for availability of vasectomy service Yes 175 41.5
No 247 58.5
Where would do you go to seek help? Hospitals 143 57.7
Private institution 61 24.7
H.C 43 17.3
NGO 1 0.4
Source of information for a vasectomya Mass media 37 9.9
HEWs 32 8.6
Health care worker 75 20.1
Literature 68 18.2
Friends 83 22.3
Through education 78 20. 9
  1. aMultiple responses