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Table 2 Distribution of knowledge, ever and current use of Family Planning Methods by their type among married women in Butajira district, 2009 (N = 5746)

From: Determinants of low family planning use and high unmet need in Butajira District, South Central Ethiopia

FP Method type Percentage of FP Knowledge Percentage of
Ever users
Number of
Ever users
Percentage of Current use
(n = 1586)
Tubal ligation 19.0 2.9 1089 1.9
Vasectomy 8.2 1.1 473 0.1
Pills 97.5 24.7 5598 10.4
Loop 13.1 3.3 754 0.7
Depo-Provera 97.8 42.2 5619 74.2
Norplant 74.4 9.0 4272 6.1
Condom 81.9 1.7 4707 0.6
Foam/Jelly 4.1 0.9 235 0.0
Calendar Method 21.3 16.5 1222 5.0
LAM 31.0 14.7 1778 1.4
Female Condom 26.6 0.4 1529 0.1
Withdrawal 20.2 12.3 1158 1.1
Emergency contraceptive 10.2 2.0 587 0.1
Total 99.1 51.3 5746 25.4 (24.2, 26.5)