Levels, trends and reasons for unmet need for family planning among married women in Botswana: a cross-sectional study.
Bottom Line: Most of the unmet need was for limiting (6.7%) compared to spacing (2.9%).The prevalence of unmet need for family planning was low in Botswana compared to other sub-Saharan African countries.Different approaches are needed to satisfy the demand for family planning for spacing and limiting.
Affiliation: Department of Population Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Figure 1 shows the distribution of unmet need for modern FP by various groups of married women. From this figure, it is evident that of the 30.3% of married women not using modern contraception, 5.5% were pregnant or postpartum amenorrheic and 24.8% were not pregnant or postpartum amenorrheic.
Affiliation: Department of Population Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana.