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Table 6 Number of family planning providers who provide each method and who restrict clients’ eligibility to use a method for reasons of parity, 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

Method Number of providers that provide method Percent of providers that restrict method based on parity Number of providers who restrict Of the providers that restrict, percent that report the minimum number of children a client must have
     One child Two child Three or more children
Pill       
 Doctor 306 19.6 60 48.3 50.0 1.7
  Nurse 64 65.6 42 42.9 57.1 0.0
  Midwife 71 32.4 23 56.5 43.5 0.0
  TBA 13 15.4 2 50.0 50.0 0.0
  Pharmacy 497 2.2 11 45.5 45.5 9.1
Condom       
  Doctor 281 6.8 19 31.6 68.4 0.0
  Nurse 64 12.5 8 25.0 62.5 12.5
  Midwife 71 16.9 12 33.3 66.7 0.0
  TBA 14 7.1 1 0.0 100.0 0.0
  Pharmacy 505 0.4 2 0.0 100.0 0.0
IUCD       
  Doctor 284 87.0 247 64.6 32.5 2.8
  Nurse 93 91.4 85 52.9 47.1 0.0
  Midwife 69 89.9 62 69.4 27.4 3.2
  TBA 18 88.9 16 37.5 62.5 0.0
Injectables       
  Doctor 220 41.8 92 73.9 26.1 0.0
Sterilization       
  Doctor 213 94.4 201 10.5 83.1 6.5