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Table 5 Modern contraceptive use, discontinuation and switching during the last two years, measured at endline

From: Are family planning vouchers effective in increasing use, improving equity and reaching the underserved? An evaluation of a voucher program in Pakistan

  Intervention Control
Respondents reporting using modern method in last 24 months n = 842 n = 354
n (%) n (%)
a) Discontinuation (number of episodes) 115 (13.7) 95 (26.8)
Method discontinued n = 115 n = 95
n (%) n (%)
Pills 9 (8) 9 (9)
IUD 20 (17) 17 (18)
Injection 14 (12) 13 (14)
Implant 6 (5)
Condom 65 (57) 55 (58)
Diaphragm 1 (1) 1 (1)
b) Switching to other modern method 392 (46.6) 47 (13.3)
Switched to different method n = 392 n = 47
n (%) n (%)
Female sterilization 7 (2) 7 (15)
IUD 195 (50) 3 (6)
Injectable 37 (9) 13 (28)
Implants 21 (5) 1 (2)
Pills 22 (6) 6 (13)
Condom 108 (28) 16 (34)
Others 2 1
  1. aOthers = diaphragm and male sterilization