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Table 4 Reasons why getting pregnant would be no problem, at follow-up

From: Inconsistent fertility motivations and contraceptive use behaviors among women in Honduras

Reasons cited Total responders Consistent responders/Non-users Inconsistent responders/Users
  All women who responded 'no problem' at follow-up Women who responded 'no problem' and were not using a method Women who responded 'no problem' and were using a method
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
Acceptance 97 (27.5) 10 (18.5) 87 (29.1)
   No other option       
   That is what it means to be human       
What God wants 86 (24.4) 5 (9.3) 81 (27.1)
Children are a blessing 27 (7.6) 4 (7.4) 23 (7.7)
   Must love all children equally       
   It would be wonderful       
   Children are always welcome       
Last child is old enough 39 (11.0) 7 (13.0) 32 (10.7)
Resources are available 12 (3.4) 1 (1.8) 11 (3.7)
   Can afford it       
   Has a house       
Planning a family 25 (7.1) 9 (16.7) 16 (5.4)
   Wants/desires another child       
   Better to have children young/quickly       
Partner wants to have a child 10 (2.8) 3 (5.5) 7 (2.3)
We both want to have a child 17 (4.8) 7 (13.0) 10 (3.3)
Partner is present 12 (3.4) 2 (3.7) 10 (3.3)
Would make husband happy 2 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.7)
Other 20 (5.7) 6 (11.1) 14 (4.7)
Not applicable 6 (1.7) 0 (0.0) 6 (2.0)
Total 353 (100.0) 54 (100.0) 299 (100.0)
  1. Note: the number of women (presented in the text) is smaller than the number of responses because some women gave multiple responses.