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Table 2 Description of client, provider, and facility background characteristics after selecting for clients that are either prescribed or provided a contraceptive method

From: Quality of care in family planning services in Senegal and their outcomes

Variable Category % (Weighted N)
Client characteristics
Client’s age 14–24 26.6 (232)
25–39 57.6 (502)
40–58 and don’t know 15.8 (138)
Client’s education No education 49.3 (430)
Primary and post-primary 30.3 (264)
Secondary or more 20.4 (178)
Fee paid for servicea 0–9 7.7 (67)
10–499 14.4 (125)
500–999 46.6 (407)
1,000 or more 31.3 (273)
Waiting time No wait 12.8 (111)
Less than half hour 29.4 (257)
Half hour to one hour 19.8 (173)
One hour to 2 hours 18.4 (161)
2 hours or more 19.6 (171)
Client status New client 30.7 (268)
Returning client 69.3 (605)
Contraceptive method used Pills 24.8 (216)
Progestin-only injection 60.3 (526)
IUD or implantsb 14.9 (130)
Client left with a method Yes 94.0 (820)
No 6.0 (52)
Provider characteristics
Provider category Nurse or nurse assistantc 32.2 (281)
Midwife and other 67.8 (592)
Provider sex Male 18.2 (159)
Female 81.8 (713)
Provider years of education 6–12 6.5 (56)
13–16 58.2 (507)
17+ 35.4 (309)
Provider training in family planning in the past 24 months Yes 45.1 (393)
No 54.9 (479)
Provider activities supervised None 20.7 (181)
1–5 28.8 (251)
6 50.4 (440)
Provider has a job description Yes 57.8 (504)
No 42.2 (368)
Provider salary type Monthly or daily salary 63.7 (556)
No regular salary but other compensation 26.0 (227)
None 10.2 (89)
Health facility characteristics
Health facility type Hospital/health center 19.0 (166)
Health post 81.0 (706)
Locality Urban 52.1 (454)
Rural 47.9 (418)
Region Northern 18.0 (157)
Dakar 27.6 (241)
Thiès 14.4 (126)
Central 19.4 (169)
East 4.4 (38)
South 16.2 (142)
General structure equipment composite index Low 40.5 (353)
Medium 27.0 (235)
High 32.6 (284)
  1. aCurrency in CFA, 1 USD ~ 600 CFA
  2. bIncludes 10 respondents who used other methods, which were male condoms, LAM, and counseling on periodic abstinence
  3. cIncludes 4 unweighted doctors and specialists for users