Table 5

Contraceptive uptake, by provider type

Contraceptive uptakeMidwifePhysicianTotal
Received contraceptive counselling
 N405401806
 Yes395 (98%)394 (98%)789 (98%)
 No10 (2%)7 (2%)17 (2%)
Accepted a contraceptive method
 N407401803
 No104 (26%)91 (23%)195 (24%)
 Yes303 (74%)310 (77%)613 (76%)
What method did you chose
 Injectable118 (39%)118 (38%)236 (39%)
 Pills81 (27%)85 (28%)166 (27%)
 Condoms75 (25%)76 (25%)151 (25%)
 Hormonal implants24 (8%)21 (7%)45 (8%)
 IUDs3 (1%)5 (2%)8 (1%)
 Permanent contraceptives11
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise stated.

  • Internal drop-out range between 0–11 (0%–2.6%), among the midwife and physician group, respectively.