Table 3

Health belief model key constructs and integration exposure among currently married women by duration postpartum among women in six cities in Senegal, 2011
Postpartum women
<6 6 - 11 12 - 17 18-23 Total
Knowledge of fertile period
Does not know 79.8 74.9 73.1 75.0 75.8
Knows fertile period 20.2 25.1 26.9 25.0 24.2
Opposition to FP
No opposition from community 77.5 86.3 78.5 77.3 80.0
Perceived opposition 22.5 13.7 21.5 22.7 20.0
Self-efficacy to use FP (continuous)
Mean value (1–8) 5.37 5.64 5.72 5.46 5.55
Received FP information before/during delivery
No 72.4 67.0 70.5 72.8 70.6
Yes 20.1 26.4 26.2 20.9 23.4
Did not deliver in a HF 7.5 6.7 3.3 6.3 6.0
Received FP information during Immunization services
No 79.1 91.4 88.6 84.6 85.9
Yes 13.0 8.2 10.8 15.1 11.7
Did not seek service 7.9 0.5 0.6 0.3 2.4
N (weighted) 488 496 446 449 1,879

Speizer et al.

Speizer et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:752   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-752

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