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Table 5 Percentage distribution of modern contraceptive use by selected respondents’ characteristics

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

Characteristic Contraceptive Use, n(%)
No Yes
Thinks women who use modern contraceptive become promiscuous (n = 156)*
 Yes (90.3) 4 (6.7)
 No (37.1) 19 (62.9)
Had any sex education in church/mosque (n = 242)**
 Yes 1 (8.3) 11 (91.7)
 No 210 (98.1) 4 (1.9)
 Not Applicable 8 (50.0) 8 (50.0)
Had any sex education in school (n = 242)**
 Yes 34 (65.4) 18 (34.6)
 No 168 (98.8) 2 (1.2)
 Not Applicable 17 (85.0) 3 (15.0)
Had any sex education in house (n = 242)**
 Yes 17 (45.9) 20 (54.1)
 No 202 (98.5) 3 (1.5)
  1. *This question applied to only the 156 respondents who have ever heard about modern contraceptives
  2. **This question applied to all 242 respondents in the study