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Table 4 Reasons for Use and Non-Use of Contraception

From: Understanding family planning outcomes in northwestern Nigeria: analysis and modeling of social and behavior change factors

  Pct. [95% Conf Interval] N
Reasons for Using Contraception
 - Prefer to wait before having another child 77.2% 66.1% 88.3% 429
 - Partner wants to use contraception 32.4% 20.8% 43.9% 429
 - Does not want more children 10.2% 5.0% 15.4% 429
 - Health providers says shoud use 6.7% 3.2% 10.3% 429
 - Protect against STIs 1.0% −0.1% 2.1% 429
Reasons for Not Using Contraception
 - Up to God 24.7% 18.7% 30.7% 2571
 - Breastfeeding 23.1% 16.2% 30.0% 2571
 - Husband opposes 21.1% 15.9% 26.3% 2571
 - Respondent opposes 17.9% 12.6% 23.2% 2571
 - Wants more children 13.4% 8.5% 18.3% 2571
 - Fear of infertility 8.0% 5.1% 11.0% 2571
 - Interferes with body 5.9% 3.2% 8.7% 2571
 - Health concerns/Fear of side effects 2.9% 1.5% 4.3% 2571
 - Costs too much 0.5% 0.2% 0.8% 2571
 - Difficult to get transport 0.4% 0.1% 0.8% 2571
 - Distance to health facility 0.4% 0.0% 0.8% 2571