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Table 3 Family planning counseling by client, provider, and facility characteristics

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

   Family planning counseling
   Counseling on how to use method, side effects, and when to returna How to use methoda Side effectsb When to returnb Method protects from STIa
Variable Category % p-value % p-value % p-value % p-value % p-value
Client’s age    0.170   0.115   0.176   0.005   0.074
14–24 22.5   69.1   33.4   47.8   13.1  
25–39 15.9   59.8   25.7   33.6   8.1  
40–58 or don’t know 17.1   62.1   31.6   31.9   4.5  
Client’s education    0.046   0.092   0.245   0.111   0.288
No education 13.9   58.4   25.8   32.7   6.8  
Primary & post primary 22.2   66.5   29.9   40.5   10.8  
Secondary or more 21.0   67.0   33.6   42.4   11  
Client status    <0.001   <0.001   <0.001   <0.001   <0.001
New client 38.1   89.2   53.9   60.8   18.1  
Returning client 8.9   50.8   18.0   27.0   4.8  
Contraceptive method used    0.013   <0.001   0.001   <0.001   0.547
Pills 15.6   77.0   22.2   26.8   7.1  
Progestin-only injection 16.0   54.8   27.6   37.4   9.0  
IUD or implantsc 29.0   70.3   45.2   54.5   11.4  
Provider category    0.586   0.186   0.592   0.707   0.063
Nurse or nurse assistant 16.4   58.1   26.9   38.4   13.1  
Midwife and other 18.5   64.7   29.5   36.5   6.8  
Provider sex    0.955   0.158   0.789   0.257   0.039
Male 18.1   56.3   27.4   42.7   16.1  
Female 17.8   64.0   29.0   35.9   7.2  
Provider years of education    0.972   0.513   0.401   0.770   0.267
6–12 18.4   52.9   37.7   31.8   2.3  
13–16 18.2   64.0   29.8   36.7   10.3  
17+ 17.3   62.0   25.3   38.8   7.7  
Provider training in family planning in the past 24 months    0.644   0.789   0.740   0.394   0.862
No 17.1   61.9   28.0   35.3   9.1  
Yes 18.8   63.2   29.5   39.3   8.6  
Provider activities supervised    0.646   0.127   0.277   0.125   0.105
None 20.4   65.4   34.3   38.2   7.0  
1–5 15.5   55.9   23.9   43.4   5.3  
6 18.2   65.3   29.1   33.2   11.7  
Provider has a job description    0.814   0.478   0.803   0.618   0.550
No 17.3   60.7   28.0   38.4   7.8  
Yes 18.2   64.0   29.2   36.2   9.6  
Provider salary type    0.346   0.340   0.740   0.532   0.003
Monthly or daily salary 19.3   64.5   29.8   38.6   11.7  
No regular salary but other compensation 17.1   61.5   27.1   35.1   4.8  
None 10.7   53.8   25.7   32.8   1.4  
Health facility type    0.138   0.583   0.077   0.120   0.169
Hospital/health center 13.9   64.4   22.7   31.5   5.9  
Health post 18.8   62.2   30.1   38.5   9.6  
Locality    0.295   <0.001   0.225   0.524   0.263
Urban 19.7   70.1   31.3   35.8   7.1  
Rural 15.8   54.4   25.8   38.6   10.7  
Region    0.545   <0.001   0.179   0.010   0.339
Northern 11.7   49.1   19.6   29.2   4  
Dakar 17.2   77.0   30.5   28.0   8.6  
Thiès 24.3   64.0   40.1   39.0   8.9  
Central 17.5   44.6   26.8   49.4   8  
East 24.0   43.1   34.6   26.9   7.3  
South 18.8   78.6   25.7   48.0   16  
General structure equipment composite index    0.127   0.373   0.093   0.005   0.842
Low 13.3   64.7   23.1   28.5   7.8  
Medium 21.8   64.9   34.7   41.6   10  
High 20.2   58.1   30.7   44.2   8.4  
Total   17.9   62.6   28.7   37.1   8.9  
  1. aApplies to all users, only ten respondents reported using methods other than pill, injectable, IUD, or implant
  2. bOnly applies to users of pill, injectable, IUD, and implant
  3. cIncludes 10 respondents who used other methods, which were male condoms, LAM, and counseling on periodic abstinence
  4. Note: Bold values indicate a p-value<0.05