Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Provision of injectable contraceptives in Ethiopia through community-based reproductive health agents

Ndola Prata, Amanuel Gessessew, Alice Cartwright & Ashley Fraser

Volume 89, Number 8, August 2011, 556-564

Table 2. Proportion of women who did and did not receive a second or third injection of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, by provider type, Ethiopia, 2008–2009

Continuation 2nd injection
3rd injection
HEW clients
CBRHA clients
P HEW clients
CBRHA clients
P
(n = 440) (n = 622) (n = 440) (n = 622)
Received injection (%) 81.6 83.7 < 0.01 62.3 78.8 < 0.01
Discontinued injections (%) 8.9 0.8 < 0.01 3.6 1.5 0.03

CBRHA, community-based reproductive health agent; HEW, health extension worker.

Proportions do not add up to 100 due to loss to follow up.