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Table 3 Modern contraceptive method related information of respondents by Food Security Status of the respondents; Soddo Zuria Woreda, South Ethiopia, March 2014

From: Differentials of modern contraceptive methods use by food security status among married women of reproductive age in Wolaita Zone, South Ethiopia

Characteristics Food secure n(%) Food insecure n(%) Total n (%)
Media Exposure (n = 633) 250 383 633
 Yes 239(95.6) 316(82.5) 555(87.7)
 No 11(4.4) 67(17.5) 78(12.3)
Attitude toward MCM(n = 633) 250 383 633
 Favorable 242(96.8) 362(94.5) 604(95.4)
 Unfavorable 8(3.2) 21(5.5) 29(4.6)
MCM use (n = 632) 252 380 632
 Yes 131(52.0) 113(29.7) 244(38.6)
 No 121(48.0) 267(70.3) 388(61.4)
Ever use of MCM (n = 629) 250 379 629
 Yes 203(81.2) 283(74.7) 486/(77.3)
 No 47(18.8) 96(25.3) 143(22.7)
Discontinuation of MCM (n = 486) 203 283 486
 Yes 75(36.9) 143(50.5) 218(44.9)
 No 128(63.1) 140(49.5) 268(55.1)
Knowledge MCM (n = 651) 257 394 651
 Yes 249(96.9) 342(86.8) 591(90.8)
 No 8(3.1) 52(13.2) 60(9.2)