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Table 3 Discontinuation, switching, and continuation by side-effect reported at baseline among current users of hormonal contraception or IUD, row percentage (weighted)

From: Association between experience of specific side-effects and contraceptive switching and discontinuation in Uganda: results from a longitudinal study

  Discontinued Switched Continued  
% % % N
Any side effect 38.3 23.3 38.4 121
No side-effects 30.1 19.4 50.6 439
Menstrual changes
 Less bleeding 31.8 19.6 31.2 47
 More bleeding 41.4 22.8 35.8 30
 Irregular bleeding 48.9 17.3 33.9 37
Other bodily changes
 Changes to sexual experience 36.6 22.4 41.1 26
 Physical discomfort 32.3 20.6 44.0 70
  1. Women could report multiple side-effects (multiple-response)