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Table 2 Reported knowledge and use of modern contraceptive methods in 2008 and 2010

From: Contraceptive availability leads to increase in use in conflict-affected Democratic Republic of the Congo: evidence from cross-sectional cluster surveys, facility assessments and service statistics

  2008 (95% CI) (N = 607)a 2010 (95% CI) (N = 564)a p-value Unadjusted OR (95% CI) (N = 1171) Adjusted OR (95% CI)b (N = 1171) p-value, Adjusted OR
Spontaneous knowledge of modern contraceptive methods
Any modern method 28.0% (25.1–30.7) 49.4% (46.3–52.6) p < .001 2.5 (2.1–3.0) 2.7 (2.2–3.2) p < 0.001
Any LAPMc 6.0% (4.4–7.6) 10.3% (8.5–12.2) p = .001 1.8 (1.3–2.5) 1.87 (1.3–2.6) p < 0.001
Reported prior instruction on how to use modern contraceptive method
Any modern method 28.8% (26.2–31.7) 44.5% (41.4–47.5) p < .001 1.98 (1.6–2.4) 1.98 (1.6–2.4) p < 0.001
Any LAPMc 7.9% (6.2–9.5) 16.7% (14.5–19.1) p < .001 2.3 (1.8–3.1) 2.2 (1.7–3.0) p < 0.001
Reported ever use of modern contraceptive method
Any modern method 11.5% (9.6–13.5) 18.8% (16.4–21.3) p < .001 1.8 (1.3–2.8) 1.8 (1.4–2.4) p < 0.001
Any LAPMc 0.3% (0.0–0.7) 2.0% (1.1–2.8) p = .02    
Reported current use of modern contraceptive method
Any modern method 3.1% (2.0–4.2) 5.9% (4.5–7.4) p = .004 1.96 (1.3–3.0) 2.03 (1.3–3.2) p = .002
Any LAPMc 0% 1.7% (1.0–2.6) p < .001    
  1. aN = unweighted base
  2. bAdjusted for religion and education
  3. cLong-acting and permanent methods (LAPM) are IUD, implant, tubal ligation and vasectomy