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Table 2 Distribution of respondents by beliefs about access and use of contraception

From: Social norms, attitudes and access to modern contraception for adolescent girls in six districts in Uganda

Beliefs about access and use of contraception Number Percent
Consistent use of the condom prevents pregnancy   
Disagree 694 20.3
Agree 2733 79.8
It is not easy for women below 20 years to get pregnant   
Disagree 2900 84.6
Agree 527 15.4
Belief that withdrawal prevents pregnancy   
Disagree 1155 50.9
Agree 1113 49.1
Women or girls have a right to access family planning methods   
Disagree 1359 39.7
Agree 2068 60.3
 A girl who is sexually active can use contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy   
Disagree 1357 39.6
Agree 2070 60.4
Unmarried women or girls should have access to contraception   
Disagree 1768 51.6
Agree 1659 48.4
Married women or girls should have access to contraception   
Disagree 926 27.0
Agree 2501 73.0
Women know where to obtain contraception for prevention against pregnancy   
Disagree 540 15.8
Agree 2887 84.2
Women who carry condoms are promiscuous   
Disagree 832 24.5
Agree 2563 75.5
It is not good for girls to know about sexual matters because they will get spoilt   
Disagree 1018 29.8
Agree 2401 70.2
Total 3427 100
  1. Note: Missing cases are not shown. Figures may not add up to 100 % due to rounding errors