Table 2

Trend in total demand for contraception and its components for currently married women, Botswana, 1988 and 2007

Demand for contraception1988*2007
Unmet need for (%)
 Spacing19.42.9
 Limiting7.46.7
 Total26.99.6
Current use for (%)
 Spacing17.930.6
 Limiting15.139.1
 Total33.069.7
Total demand for (%)
 Spacing38.633.5
 Limiting23.043.8
 Total61.679.3
Per cent demand satisfied for
 Spacing46.491.3
 Limiting65.785.4
 Total53.687.9
  • *Source: Westoff and Ochoa.11