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Table 2 Distribution of currently married women of Sylhet division according to current use of contraceptives and selected background characteristics

From: Scaling up contraceptives use in the division with lowest contraceptives use in Bangladesh: sources, methods, and determinants

Characteristics Contraceptives use Total (N(%))b
No (N(%))a Yes (N(%))a
Current Age (years)
 15–24 239 (65.4) 126 (34.6) 365 (31.9)
 25–34 178 (42.0) 247 (58.0) 425 (37.0)
 35–49 182 (50.8) 175 (49.2) 357 (31.1)
Number of living children
 ≤2 363 (62.1) 222 (37.9) 585 (51.0)
 3–4 138 (39.3) 214 (60.7) 352 (30.7)
 ≥5 98 (46.4) 112 (53.6) 210 (18.3)
Have son
 No 230 (71.1) 94 (28.9) 324 (28.3)
 Yes 368 (44.7) 455 (55.2) 823 (71.7)
Ever experienced death of a child
 No 462 (52.6) 416 (47.4) 878 (76.6)
 Yes 137 (51.0) 132 (49.0) 269 (23.4)
Education level of women
 No education 173 (49.9) 174 (50.1) 347 (30.2)
 Primary 222 (54.5) 186 (45.5) 408 (35.6)
 Secondary 175 (52.4) 159 (47.6) 334 (29.2)
 Higher 28 (49.0) 30 (51.0) 58 (5.0)
Education of husband
 No education 218 (51.3) 207 (48.7) 425 (37.1)
 Primary 204 (51.7) 191 (48.3) 395 (34.3)
 Secondary 139 (57.8) 102 (42.3) 241 (21.0)
 Higher 38 (43.8) 48 (56.2) 86 (7.6)
Working status of women
 No 526 (54.8) 434 (45.2) 960 (83.7)
 Yes 73 (38.9) 114 (61.1) 187 (16.3)
Visited by FPW
 No 528 (56.4) 408 (43.6) 936 (81.6)
 Yes 71 (33.7) 140 (66.3) 211 (18.4)
NGO membership
 No 494 (55.3) 398 (44.7) 892 (77.8)
 Yes 105 (41.2) 150 (58.8) 255 (22.2)
Religion
 Islam 525 (52.7) 470 (47.3) 995 (86.8)
 Others 74 (48.8) 78 (51.2) 152 (13.2)
Place of residence
 Urban 85 (41.5) 120 (58.5) 205 (17.9)
 Rural 514 (54.6) 428 (45.4) 942 (82.1)
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 168 (54.0) 143 (46.0) 311 (27.2)
 Poorer 139 (54.8) 114 (45.2) 253 (22.1)
 Middle 95 (47.0) 106 (53.0) 201 (17.5)
 Richer 85 (49.2) 87 (50.8) 172 (15.0)
 Richest 113 (53.8) 97 (46.2) 210 (18.2)
  1. aRow percentage, bColumn percentage, FPW family planning worker, NGO non-governmental organization