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Table 3 Twelve-month LARC Discontinuation Rate with Selected Characteristics of Women 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

Characteristics12-month LARC discontinuation rate (95%CI)
Marital status
 Single27.0 (4.8–56.7)
 Married or living in union32.1 (27.3–36.9)
 Other (widowed or divorced)37.4 (20.2–54.7)
Age at time of discontinuation (years)
 15 to 2436.7 (28.9–44.6)
 25 to 3432.4 (26.0–38.9)
 35 or more17.6 (9.6–27.5)
Place of residence
 Urban24.1 (17.0–32.0)
 Rural32.0 (24.5–37.6)
Education status
 No education28.6 (22.5–34.9)
 Primary30.7 (23.2–38.6)
 Secondary or above32.1 (19.8–45.0)
Currently working
 No33.9 (27.8–40.0)
 Yes23.8 (17.4–30.7)
Wealth index
 Lowest30.0 (18.1–42.8)
 Middle37.6 (28.2–47.0)
 Rich27.5 (22.0–33.2)
Participation in decision making
 Not participate24.2 (14.9–34.8)
 Partially participate40.3 (25.8–54.4)
 Fully participate31.6 (26.2–37.2)
Owns a mobile telephone
 No30.4 (25.1–35.9)
 Yes27.7 (20.0–35.9)
Fertility preference of the woman
 Have another38.1 (32.1–44.1)
 No more15.6 (10.3–22.1)
 Other37.6 (17.5–57.8)
Ever used internet
 Never30.2 (25.6–34.9)
 Yes23.6 (9.4–41.3)
Parity
 Nulliparous40.6 (21.7–58.7)
 Primipara29.5 (19.5–29.5)
 Multipara33.3 (26.0–40.7)
 Grand multipara26.1 (18.4–34.4)