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Table 4 Awareness, knowledge and use of contraceptives among young refugee women in Budumburam refugee camp

From: Risky sexual behaviour and contraceptive use in contexts of displacement: insights from a cross-sectional survey of female adolescent refugees in Ghana

Characteristic Frequency Percent
Ever heard about modern contraceptives (n = 242)
 Yes 156 64.5
 No 86 35.5
Ever used any modern contraceptive (n = 193)
 Yes 23 11.7
 No 170 88.3
Use of contraceptive at last sex (n = 193)
 Yes 16 8.2
 No 177 91.8
Current use of contraceptive use (n = 193)
 Yes 14 7.3
 No 179 92.7
Thinks contraceptive can give 100% protection against pregnancy (n = 156)
 Yes 30 19.8
 No 75 47.9
 Don’t know 51 32.3
Knows specific place to get modern contraceptive (n = 156)*
 Hospital 17 10.9
 Pharmacy 75 48.1
 Family planning clinic 28 17.9
 Friend 56 35.9
 Don’t know 76 48.7
Thinks contraception is a woman’s business (n = 156)
 Yes 129 82.6
 No 27 17.4
Thinks women who use contraceptives become promiscuous (n = 156)
 Yes 131 83.5
 No 25 16.5
  1. *Multiple responses allowed