Skip to main content

Table 1 Prevalence of ever use of contraceptives among women in slums, Accra

From: Sexual and reproductive health education and its association with ever use of contraception: a cross-sectional study among women in urban slums, Accra

Variable Frequency Percentage Ever used contraception
Ever used contraception    77.28
Sex education    
 Yes 299 43.27 81.61
 No 392 56.73 73.98
Age
 15–24 362 52.39 76.24
 25–34 207 29.96 79.71
 35–49 122 17.66 76.23
Education
 No formal education 189 27.35 76.19
 Primary 115 16.64 85.22
 Secondary/higher 387 56.01 75.45
Marital status
 Never married 388 56.15 78.35
 Married 198 28.65 72.22
 Cohabiting 40 5.79 90.00
 Separated/divorced/widowed 65 9.41 78.46
Ethnicity
 Akan 160 23.15 80.62
 Ga-Dangme 80 11.58 76.25
 Ewe 90 13.02 85.56
 Mole-Dagbani 285 41.24 73.68
 Gurma 16 2.32 68.75
 Other 60 8.68 76.67
Exposure to radio
 Yes 543 78.58 80.48
 No 148 21.42 65.54
NHIS subscription
 Yes 580 83.94 78.62
 No 111 16.06 70.27
 N 691 691