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Table 2 Twelve, 24 and 36 months LARC discontinuation rate by reason in Ethiopia, EDHS 2016

From: Factors associated with early long-acting reversible contraceptives discontinuation in Ethiopia: evidence from the 2016 Ethiopian demographic and health survey

Reasons for discontinuationDiscontinuation rate
At 12 monthsAt 24 monthsAt 36 months
IUDImplantIUDImplantIUDImplant
Become pregnant while using0.00.30.40.30.40.3
Wanted to become pregnant2.03.96.37.619.524.7
Other fertility related*0.00.30.11.30.15.8
Side effects/health7.02.510.56.710.512.8
Other method related**2.12.24.52.910.14.7
Want more effective method0.10.90.11.40.18.3
Other***2.10.74.11.24.14.4
Total13.310.926.021.544.861.1
  1. * Marital dissolution, infrequent sex and menopause
  2. ** includes access, availability and convenient to use
  3. *** Husband disapproval, difficult to get pregnant and fatalistic