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Table 2 Number and percent of married men who gave correct answer for selected questions about vasectomy; Dangila town administration, Northwest Ethiopia, June – July 2014

From: Educational status as determinant of men’s knowledge about vasectomy in Dangila town administration, Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia

Knowledge questions Number (%)
Defined vasectomy correctly 399 (60.8)
Described correctly how vasectomy works 345 (52.6)
Vasectomy is irreversible 442 (67.4)
Vasectomy doesn’t affect sexual desire and performance 229 (34.9)
Time to have vasectomy is when the man wants 511 (77.9)
Vasectomy prevent pregnancy immediately after the procedure is done 153 (23.3)
Vasectomy requires minor surgical procedure 387 (59)
There is no seminal fluid during ejaculation after vasectomy 315 (48)
Vasectomy is done free in Ethiopia 258 (39.3)