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Table 2 Reproductive and obstetric characteristics of reproductive age women in Ethiopia, 2016 EDHS (weighted)

From: Prevalence and associated factors of contraceptive discontinuation among reproductive-age women in Ethiopia: using 2016 Nationwide Survey Data

Variables Number Percent
Number of living children (parity)
 None 3246 29.9
 1 to 2 4538 41.7
 3 to 4 2373 21.8
 5 and more 714 6.6
Husband wants to have an additional child?
 Yes 6245 57.4
 No 4626 42.6
History of terminated pregnancy
 Yes 730 6.7
 No 10,141 93.3
Fertility preference
 Wants within 2 years 2318 21.3
 Wants after 2 years 3888 35.8
 Wants no more children 2397 22.0
 Undecided 2271 20.9
Decision maker for using contraception
 Mainly respondent 1990 18.3
 Mainly husband/partner 5912 54.4
 Jointly 2512 23.1
 Others 457 4.2
Knowledge
 Good 10,291 94.7
 Poor 580 5.3
Visited health facility in the last 12 months
 Yes 4307 39.6
 No 6564 60.4
Discussed about FP with healthcare worker (n = 4307)
 Yes 1533 35.6
 No 2774 64.4
Counseled by healthcare worker regarding the side effects (n = 4307)
 Yes 1208 28.0
 No 3099 72.0
Information given regarding the other FP methods (n = 4307)
 Yes 1414 32.8
 No 2893 67.2
Type of the last contraceptive used
 Pills 2458 22.6
 IUD 493 4.6
 Injectable 6113 56.2
 Implant 1481 13.6
 Condom 197 1.8
 Traditional 129 1.2