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Table 4 Percentage of pregnancy status, plan for next baby, and proffered method, reason for none use of methods of married women of Goba town, South East Ethiopia, September 2009

From: Demand for long acting and permanent methods of contraceptives and factors for non-use among married women of Goba Town, Bale Zone, South East Ethiopia

Variable Response Number Percent
  Yes 57 7.8
Currently pregnant n=734 No 669 91.1
  Not sure 8 1.1
Pregnancy planned n=57 Yes 50 87.7
  No 7 12.3
Next baby is planned n = 677 Latter 351 51.9
  Soon 73 10.8
  Not any more 253 37.4
Preferred method to space n=351 Short Acting 276 78.6
  LAPMs 75 21.4
Preferred method limiters n = 253 Short Acting 143 56.5
  LAPMs 90 35.6
  Nothing 20 7.9
Want TL for limiters n= 253 Yes 29 11.5
  No 224 88.5
Reasons for not having TL n= 224 Intercourse related 46 20.6
  Opposition of Tubal ligation 91 40.6
  Method related 23 10.3
  Health concern 43 19.2
  Prefer short acting methods 36 16.1