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Women’s intention to use long acting and permanent contraceptive methods and associated factors among family planning users in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A Cross sectional study


Berihun D. Tegegne
Mesfin A. Belete
Jembere T. Deressa

Abstract

The main objective of the study was to assess the magnitude of women’s intention to use long-acting and permanent contraceptive methods and associated factors among short term family planning users in Addis Ababa public health centers, Ethiopia, 2020. A Facility-based cross-sectional study design was implemented in Addis Ababa public health center and data was collected using a pretested structured questionnaire on 504 participants, which was selected by multistage cluster sampling methods among family planning users in selected public health centers from March to April 2020. Collected data were coded and entered into EPI INFO version 4.6.0.0 and exported to SPSS version 25.0 for analysis. Multivariate logistic regression model was used to determine independent predictors at a 95% confidence interval and p<0.05 was considered significant. This study found the prevalence of contraception intention to use long acting and permanent methods (LAPMs) among participants were 60%. Predictors of LAPM desired number of children (AOR: 14.55, 95%CI (3.29-6.42), respondent's education (AOR: 0.36, 95%CI (0.20-0.64) and participant's occupation status (AOR: 8.75, 95% C I (1.31-5.84) were significantly associated with contraception intention.

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