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Latest items for DACH-DATA-2

Feb. 8, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Countries: Mali
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"According to the 2013 Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), the most recent comprehensive survey on the subject, 10 percent of women used a modern method of contraception, and DHS estimated the unmet need for family planning at 26 percent" (page 21).
Jan. 21, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"a) 19.1% of sexually-active women currently with someone and 17.5% of sexually-active women who are not currently with someone do not use contraception. b) Around 80% of sterilized women are operated before the age of 35. c) 24.6% of teenagers between 13 and 14 years old are aware that contraception methods are handed by the health system. d) 10% of men have talked about contraception with a health professional. e) 8.8% of the Colombian population has an unmet need regarding family planning" (1). "Profamilia, through the National Demography and Health Survey - ENDS 2015 [for its Spanish acronym], an investigation realized every five years by the Healh and Social Protection...more
Jan. 2, 2019, 2:04 p.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"According to a study conducted by the Office of Family and Population in Tunisia, an estimated 62.5 percent of girls and women between the ages of 15 and 49 used a modern method of contraception" (page 17).
Dec. 21, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Countries: Chile
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

Table 24 shows the number of medical appointments for emergency contraceptives in 2015. There was a total of 13,977 consultations. In 1,428 the contraceptive was given by doctors and in 11,566 the contraceptive was given by a matron, for a total of 12,994 consultations were the emergency contraceptive was given. 488 were given for women between 10-14 years old, 4,230 were given for women between 15-19 years old, 3,572 were given for women between 20-24 years old and 4,704 for women 25 or older. In 983 cases the emergency contraceptive was not handed because the medical appointment was made beyond the 72 hours recommended for the emergency contraceptive or for...more
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"In the eastern parts of Burma, an estimated 80% of women have never used contraceptives. Throughout Burma, contraceptive use is currently less than 40%,and 19% of women in Burma have no access to any sort of family planning services. This is high compared to the 3% without access to any sort of family planning services in neighboring Thailand" (page 15).
Nov. 16, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"In the eastern parts of Burma, an estimated 80% of women have never used contraceptives. Throughout Burma, contraceptive use is currently less than 40%,and 19% of women in Burma have no access to any sort of family planning services. This is high compared to the 3% without access to any sort of family planning services in neighboring Thailand" (page 15).
Nov. 2, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Countries: Kazakhstan
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"According to a study published by the UN Fund for Population, in 2014 approximately half of women used some form of contraception" (page 29).
Oct. 28, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"About 27% of women use a modern form of contraception" (para 6). "On average, they [Ugandan women] don’t start seeking contraception until they have at least two kids" (para 9).
Oct. 26, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Countries: Senegal
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"According to a 2014 study funded by the government and a foreign entity, however, the percentage of girls and women between ages 15 and 49 who used modern contraception increased from 12 percent in 2010 to 20 percent in 2014" (page 16).