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Table 4 Number of family planning providers who provide each method and who restrict clients’ eligibility to use a method for reasons of age, marital status or partner’s consent, by method, according to type of provider in Uttar Pradesh

From: Provider imposed restrictions to clients’ access to family planning in urban Uttar Pradesh, India: a mixed methods study

Restriction/method Doctor Nurse Midwife TBA
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Minimum Age         
  Pill 308 31.5 64 62.5 71 42.3 13 46.2
  Condom 281 12.8 66 10.6 70 17.1 14 7.1
  IUCD 283 70.3 90 78.9 69 75.4 19 63.2
  Injectables 219 48.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  Sterilization 213 70.9 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Maximum Age         
  Pill 308 79.9 64 95.3 71 98.6 13 84.6
  Condom 281 5.7 66 25.8 69 8.7 14 28.6
  IUCD 284 89.1 90 85.6 69 97.1 19 84.2
  Injectables 219 80.4 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  Sterilization 212 81.1 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Partner’s consent         
  Pill 307 20.5 66 50.0 72 27.8 13 46.2
  Condom 280 13.2 67 29.9 71 22.5 15 13.3
  IUCD 284 69.7 96 85.4 70 72.9 21 47.6
  Injectables 217 34.1 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  Sterilization 214 90.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA
Marital status         
  Pill 307 47.6 66 77.3 72 72.2 13 61.5
  Condom 281 28.8 67 50.8 71 52.1 15 20.0
  IUCD 284 97.5 96 89.6 70 98.6 21 95.2
  Injectables 217 68.2 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  Sterilization 214 98.6 NA NA NA NA NA NA
  1. Note: Number of providers differs by barrier due to nonresponse or missing data for these questions; NA - Not Applicable.