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Table 2 Contraception use by unmarried sexually active women aged 15–19 years in Ogun, South Western Nigeria (%, (95% CI))

From: Modern contraceptive use among unmarried girls aged 15–19 years in South Western Nigeria: results from a cross-sectional baseline survey for the Adolescent 360 (A360) impact evaluation

Characteristic Number (N = 1844)a % (95% CI)
Any method 1165 63.2 (60.6–65.7)
Any modern methodb 836 45.3 (42.9–47.8)
Any traditional method 329 17.8 (15.9–19.9)
Not currently using 572 31.0 (28.7–33.4)
Don’t know 8 0.43 (0.20–0.94)
No response 99 5.4 (4.5–6.5)
Total 1844 100.0
Method N = 1165  
 Modern method   
  Female sterilization 1 0.09 (0.01–0.61)
  Implant 8 0.69 (0.35–1.4)
  IUCD 1 0.09 (0.01–0.61)
  Injectables 5 0.43 (0.18–1.0)
  Oral contraceptive pill 26 2.2 (1.5–3.3)
  Emergency pill 194 16.7 (14.6–19.0)
  Male condom 586 50.3 (47.4–53.3)
  Female condom 4 0.34 (0.13–0.91)
  SDM 7 0.84 (0.40–75.8)
  LAM 4 0.34 (0.13–0.91)
 Traditional method   
  Rhythm method 5 0.43 (0.15–1.2)
  Withdrawal 241 20.7 (18.2–23.5)
  Drinks salt solution 46 3.9 (3.0–5.3)
  Other 37 3.2 (2.2–4.5)
  Total 1165 100.0
  1. Figures are % (95% CI)
  2. aUnmarried girls who report sexually activity in last 12 months
  3. bModern methods include female sterilisation, male sterilisation, contraceptive pill (oral contraceptives), IUCD (intrauterine contraceptive devices), injectables (Depo-Provera), implants (Norplant), female condom, male condom, diaphragm, contraceptive foam and contraceptive jelly, LAM (lactational amenorrhoea method), SDM (standard days method), cycle beads