Table 4

Reasons for inconsistent contraception use in the last 3 months
n %
No access 143 39
Forgot 130 35
Inconvenient 54 15
Side effects 39 11
Partner refused 34 9
Concerned about “hormones” 32 9
Too expensive 29 8
Didn’t feel need 23 6
Feels better without contraception 13 4
Too embarrassed to buy 13 4
Too embarrassed to talk to doctor 11 3
Other: Alcohol, Lazy, Spur of moment, Condom broke 13 4
total =370

Ong et al.

Ong et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1108   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1108

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