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Table 1 Distribution of currently married women’s desire to limit, sterilized, postpartum amenorrhea, declared in-fecund, in-fecund & menopausal by region in Ethiopia, 2011

From: Promoting family planning use after childbirth and desire to limit childbearing in Ethiopia

Region No. of women Desire to limit (no more children) Sterilized (respondent or partner) Fecund Postpartum amenorrhoea Declared in-fecund In-fecund & menopausal
Tigray 637 172 (27) 2 (0.3) 261 (3.9) 219 (3.2) 6 (0.9) 78 (1.2)
Affar 443 57 (13) - 160 (2.4) 137 (2.0) 7 (1.6) 71 (1.1)
Amhara 999 376 (37.8) 4 (0.4) 460 (6.8) 293 (4.3) 28 (2.8) 166 (2.5)
Oromiya 1081 378 (35) 3 (0.3) 409 (6.1) 366 (5.4) 18 (1.7) 172 (2.6)
Somali 364 33 (9.1) - 146 (2.2) 107 (1.6) 2 (0.6) 33 (0.5)
B & G 628 207 (33.1) 1 (0.2) 257 (3.8) 173 (2.6) 15 (2.4) 97 (1.4)
SNNP 928 359 (38.9) 5 (0.5) 362 (5.4) 314 (4.7) 4 (0.4) 104 (1.5)
Gambela 409 110 (26.9) 2 (0.5) 199 (3.0) 105 (1.6) 6 (1.5) 66 (1.0)
Harari 453 153 (33.8) 2 (0.4) 216 (3.2) 92 (1.4) 6 (1.3) 91 (1.3)
Addis Ababa 393 124 (31.6) 8 (2.0) 228 (3.4) 54(0.8) 9 (2.3) 79 (1.2)
Dire Dawa 410 150 (36.6) 1 (0.2) 173 (2.6) 100 (1.5) 7 (1.7) 74 (1.1)
Total 6745 2119 (31.5) 28 (0.4) 2871 (42.6) 1960 (29.1) 108 (1.6) 1031 (15.3)
  1. Note: Based on the couples’ record 2011 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey data was estimated.