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Table 2 Overall description (countries information, prevalence of demand for contraception not satisfied and 95% CI)

From: Reasons for nonuse of contraceptive methods by women with demand for contraception not satisfied: an assessment of low and middle-income countries using demographic and health surveys

Country Year ISO Region Income group Demand for contraception not satisfied % (95% CI)
Prevalence of demand for contraception not satisfied < 30.0%
Colombia 2015 COL Latin America and Caribbean Upper-middle income 8.6 (8.1–9.2)
Honduras 2011 HND Latin America and Caribbean Lower-middle income 12.8 (12.1–13.5)
Zimbabwe 2015 ZWE Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 14.0 (12.8–15.4)
Dominican Republic 2013 DOM Latin America and Caribbean Upper-middle income 14.6 (13.0–16.3)
Indonesia 2012 IDN East Asia and the Pacific Lower-middle income 15.6 (14.8–16.4)
Armenia 2015 ARM Europe and Central Asia Lower-middle income 17.9 (16.2–19.6)
Cambodia 2014 KHM East Asia and the Pacific Low income 18.2 (16.9–19.6)
Guatemala 2014 GTM Latin America and Caribbean Lower-middle income 18.7 (17.7–19.8)
India 2015 IND South Asia Lower-middle income 19.4 (19.1–19.6)
Namibia 2013 NAM Eastern and Southern Africa Upper-middle income 20.8 (19.2–22.4)
Lesotho 2014 LSO Eastern and Southern Africa Lower-middle income 23.1 (21.3–25.1)
Kenya 2014 KEN Eastern and Southern Africa Lower-middle income 23.6 (22.3–25.0)
Myanmar 2015 MMR East Asia and the Pacific Lower-middle income 23.8 (22.3–25.3)
Philippines 2017 PHL East Asia and the Pacific Lower-middle income 24.3 (23.0–25.6)
Malawi 2015 MWI Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 25.2 (24.2–26.3)
Congo Brazzaville 2011 COG West and Central Africa Lower-middle income 26.2 (24.2–28.2)
Rwanda 2014 RWA Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 27.7 (26.2–29.3)
Prevalence of demand for contraception not satisfied 30.0–50.0%
Nepal 2016 NPL South Asia Low income 31.1 (29.6–32.5)
Zambia 2013 ZMB Eastern and Southern Africa Lower-middle income 32.3 (30.8–33.8)
Kyrgyzstan 2012 KGZ Europe and Central Asia Low income 33.7 (31.3–36.1)
Tanzania 2015 TZA Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 35.9 (34.0–37.8)
Ethiopia 2016 ETH Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 38.1 (35.1–41.3)
Gabon 2012 GAB West and Central Africa Upper-middle income 41.5 (38.0–45.0)
Uganda 2016 UGA Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 41.8 (40.2–43.4)
Senegal 2017 SEN West and Central Africa Low income 44.1 (41.9–46.3)
Mozambique 2015 MOZ Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 44.6 (41.7–47.5)
Tajikistan 2012 TJK Europe and Central Asia Low income 45.0 (42.7–47.4)
Cameroon 2011 CMR West and Central Africa Lower-middle income 46.4 (44.4–48.5)
Nigeria 2013 NGA West and Central Africa Lower-middle income 47.7 (45.8–49.6)
Timor-Leste 2016 TLS East Asia and the Pacific Lower-middle income 49.7 (47.0–52.4)
Prevalence of demand for contraception not satisfied > 50.0%
Burundi 2016 BDI Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 50.9 (49.1–52.7)
Sierra Leone 2013 SLE West and Central Africa Low income 52.0 (48.9–55.1)
Ghana 2014 GHA West and Central Africa Lower-middle income 52.1 (49.6–54.7)
Niger 2012 NER West and Central Africa Low income 53.5 (50.6–56.5)
Haiti 2016 HTI Latin America and Caribbean Low income 53.9 (52.0–55.7)
Congo Democratic Republic 2013 COD West and Central Africa Low income 56.4 (53.0–59.7)
Côte d’Ivoire 2011 CIV West and Central Africa Lower-middle income 58.0 (55.0–61.0)
Burkina Faso 2010 BFA West and Central Africa Low income 58.8 (56.8–60.8)
Liberia 2013 LBR West and Central Africa Low income 59.0 (55.3–62.7)
Togo 2013 TGO West and Central Africa Low income 60.8 (58.5–63.1)
Comoros 2012 COM Eastern and Southern Africa Low income 61.2 (57.7–64.6)
Benin 2011 BEN West and Central Africa Low income 69.6 (68.0–71.2)
Angola 2015 AGO Eastern and Southern Africa Upper-middle income 70.7 (67.6–73.7)
Mali 2012 MLI West and Central Africa Low income 71.0 (68.6–73.3)
Gambia 2013 GMB West and Central Africa Low income 72.9 (69.4–76.1)
Guinea 2012 GIN West and Central Africa Low income 75.7 (73.0–78.2)
Chad 2014 TCD West and Central Africa Low income 79.7 (77.2–82.1)