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Table 2 Reported family planning use and modern contraceptive methods used with wives among married men in need of contraception in Afghanistan, 2017 (n = 885)

From: Factors associated with reported modern contraceptive use among married men in Afghanistan

 IDP (n = 265)
n (%)
Total (n = 885)
n (%)
Reported current FP use with wife
 Using modern contraception63 (23.8)338 (38.2)
 Not using modern contraception173 (65.3)465 (52.5)
 No response29 (10.9)82 (9.3)
Of those using modern contraception, method(s) useda(n = 63)(n = 338)
 Oral contraceptives26 (41.3)141 (41.7)
 Male condoms27 (42.9)133 (39.3)
 Injectable contraceptives27 (42.9)130 (38.5)
 Withdrawalb6 (9.5)18 (5.3)
 IUD/ loop3 (4.8)11 (3.3)
 Female sterilization010 (3.0)
 Rhythm method/standard daysb4 (6.3)5 (1.5)
 Lactational amenorrhea (LAM)4 (6.3)5 (1.5)
 Implant03 (0.9)
 Emergency Contraception1 (1.6)2 (0.6)
 Male sterilization01 (0.3)
  1. a Could report multiple methods
  2. b Reported in combination with a modern method