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Table 2 Description of relais visits among young married women visited by relais in past three months in Dosso region, Niger 2016

From: Can community health workers increase modern contraceptive use among young married women? A cross-sectional study in rural Niger

  Overall
  N (%)
  89 (100)
Number of relais visits in past three months
 1 34 (38.2)
 2 37 (41.6)
 3 18 (20.2)
Topics discussed during relais visit
 Family Planning 80 (89.9)
 Pregnancy Health 52 (58.4)
 Nutrition 51 (57.3)
 Gender 11 (12.4)
Relais provided family planning
 Yes 68 (76.4)
 No 21 (23.6)
Type of family planning provided
 Pill 46 (68.7)
 Condom 2 (3.0)
 Female Condom 3 (4.5)
 Other 23 (33.8)
Relais accompanied participant to health center
 Yes 46 (51.7)
 No 43 (48.3)
Type of FP provided at health center
 Pill 24 (53.3)
 Injectables 21 (45.7)
 Implants 1 (2.2)
 Other 3 (6.5)
Found relais visit helpful
 Yes 84 (94.4)
 No 5 (5.6)
What relais information was helpful
 Helped me make choices about my life 67 (79.8)
 Helped teach me how to healthily space my pregnancies 54 (64.3)
 Helped me to speak to my husband about family planning 47 (56.0)
 Helped to better understand how to keep me and my family healthy 17 (20.5)
Someone in household was disapproving of relais visit
 Yes 7 (7.9)
 No 65 (73.0)
 Don’t know 17 (19.1)