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Table 5 Relationship between the type of family planning methods used and user characteristics

From: Factors determining family planning in Catalonia. Sources of inequity

Type of family planning methods used Chisquare (V Cramer) p-value Interpretation
Sex 43.377 (0.313) 0.000 Men: more condoms
    Women: more pill and other
Age in quartiles 84.196 (0.252) 0.000 Aged 15–38: less permanent methods
    Aged 39–49: more permanent methods and IUD
Aged >45: more permanent methods
Level of education 19.248 (0.147) 0.014 Primary: more permanent methods and other
    Secondary: more condoms less others
Higher: less permanent methods
Place of birth 37.285 (0.145) 0.041 Natives: more permanent methods, condoms
    European U: more condoms
less IUD and permanent methods
Eastern Europe: less IUD and other
Central-South America: more IUD-ring and other
North Africa: more pill
Sub-Saharan Africa more other
Asia: more other
Children under 14 9.467 (0.226) 0.050 Yes: more IUD/vaginal ring
    less permanent methods
Self-perceived health 29.451 (0.129) 0.021 Better: more IUD
    Worse: more permanent methods
Chronic illness 9.434 (0.146) 0.051 Yes: more permanent methods
    less condoms
  1. No differences with regard to basic origin and income.
  2. Other: Traditional, injections, patches, implants, morning after pill,…