Table 3 : Respondents’ attitude towards family planning.

Statement          Urban (n=194)  N(%)   Rural (n=194)N(%) X2 P-value
Agree Disagree Not sure Agree Disagree Not sure
Only wayward women use contraceptives. 2(1) 187(96.4) 5(2.6) 36(18.6) 148(76.3 10(5.2) 36.6 0.0*
Birth control is a sin 21(10.8) 146(75.3) 27(13.9) 42(21.6) 115(59.3) 37(19.1) 12.24 0.0*
A man should not count his children. 13(6.7) 180(92.8) 1(0.5) 23(11.9) 170(87.6) 1(0.5) 3.06 0.21
Birth control is the woman’s business. 17(8.8) 176(90.7) 1(0.5) 17(8.8) 175(90.2) 2(1) 0.336 0.84
Family size does not have effect on the wellbeing
of the family.
24(12.3) 166(85.6) 4(2.1) 53(27.3) 135(69.6) 6(3.1) 14.51 0.0*

*Significant p-values (p<0.05) Degree of Freedom=2 for each response.

Ifeadike et al.Research Journal of Women's Health  2015 2:3DOI : 10.7243/2054-9865-2-3