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Latest items for DACH-DATA-2

Aug. 28, 2021, 11:07 a.m.
Countries: Estonia
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"In order to promote good reproductive health among young people, the activities of the state financed coun selling centres for people aged 15 24 providing free of charge services have continued in all counties. Vast majority of persons coming to the counselling centres are young women. Active use is also made of anonymous counselling via the internet. The state compensates 50% of the cost of contraceptive medicines to insured persons. Compensation of the cost of contraceptive medicines at a higher rate (75% or 100%) is provided in the case of medical indications, for example when pregnancy may endanger the life of a woman" (45).
June 9, 2021, 8:43 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

In Table 16, titled "Birth control methods in the group of women practising contraception in the last 12 months, N=574, 2005, in %," we see that 54.4% of women use condoms, 30.1% of women use contraceptive pills, 20.7% of women use the withdrawal method, 15.2% of women use calendar-based methods, 5.2% use intrauterine devices, 3.8% use the sympto-thermal method, 3.0% use spermicides (globule/gel/foam/cream), .3% use cervical cap/vaginal ring, 2.4% use other methods, and .7% didn't respond (64).
Jan. 31, 2021, 1:58 p.m.
Countries: Angola
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

“In addition, there are other sexual and reproductive health programmes led by the Ministry of Health in the areas of family planning; prevention and treatment of infertility and sexual dysfunction in women and men; prevention of induced abortion and treatment of complications; prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections; management of HIV/AIDS; comprehensive health care for adolescents and youth; care for victims of violence and sexual abuse; prevention and control of colon uterine, breast and prostate cancer; and care during menopause and andropause. In addition, an integrated adolescent and youth health action strategy (National Public Health Directorate, United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Children’s Fund, United States Agency for International...more
Aug. 27, 2020, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Sierra Leone
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"In Sierra Lone, 24.8% of women do not have their family planning needs met."
Aug. 27, 2020, 3:54 p.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"In Burkina Faso, 23.3% of women do not have their family planning needs met."
July 19, 2020, 1:45 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"Women reported that 81% of births in the 5 years before the survey were wanted at the time of conception, 12% were mistimed, and 7% were unwanted" (106). "The wanted fertility rate indicates what fertility would be if women had only the children they desired. The total wanted fertility rate and the actual total fertility rate in Nepal are 1.7 and 2.3, respectively. This means that women in Nepal want an average of 0.6 children less than the current fertility rates. Trend: The difference between the wanted and the actual fertility rate declined steadily between 1996 and 2016, from 1.7 children to 0.6 children" (106). "The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR)...more
July 3, 2020, 4:25 p.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"According to mothers’ reports, 62% of births or current pregnancies were wanted, and 33% were mistimed (that is, wanted at a later date). Five percent of births or current pregnancies were not wanted at all" (91). "The wanted fertility rate reflects the level of fertility that would result if all unwanted births were prevented. The total wanted fertility rate in Zambia is 4.0 children, as compared with the actual total fertility rate of 4.7 children" (92). "The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) among currently married women age 15-49 is 50%, with 48% using a modern method. Among sexually active unmarried women, 44% use a contraceptive method and 43% use a modern...more
June 14, 2020, 8:43 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"Only 30 percent of fertile-age women use modern contraceptives, according to a 2017 U.N. report" (para 11).
June 5, 2020, 1:19 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"The contraceptive prevalence rate among currently married women age 15-49 is 37%, with 31% of women using modern methods and 6% using traditional methods. Among married women, the most popular methods are injectables and implants (each used by 9%), followed by female sterilisation (used by 8%) (Table 7.3 and Figure 7.1)" (104). "Sexually active unmarried women are half as likely as currently married women to use a method of contraception. Eighteen percent of sexually active unmarried women use a contraceptive method, with 16% using a modern method. The most popular methods among these women are implants (6%) and male condoms (4%) (Table 7.3)" (104). "Contraceptive use among currently married women...more
May 31, 2020, 6:36 p.m.
Countries: India
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"Mothers reported that 91 percent of births in the five years preceding the survey (including current pregnancies were wanted at the time of conception, 5 percent were unwanted at the time of conception, and only 4 percent were mistimed or wanted at a later date. Trends: The percentage of births that were wanted at the time increased from 79 percent in 2005-06 to 91 percent in 2015-16" (86). "Overall, the contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) is 54 percent of currently married women age 15-49. Almost half (48%) of currently married women use a modern method. Only 15 percent of currently married women age 15-19 use a contraceptive method and 10 percent...more
May 31, 2020, 4:27 p.m.
Countries: North Korea
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"Contraceptive prevalence rate among married women was reported to be 70.7 per cent in 2011, 67.3 per cent of which used modern contraceptive method" (28).
May 15, 2020, 7:15 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
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"The contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) is 17% among currently married women age 15-49. Most currently married women using contraception use a modern method (12%), while 5% use a traditional method. Thirty-seven percent of sexually active unmarried women use a contraceptive method, with 28% using a modern method and 9% using a traditional method" (130). "Contraceptive use among currently married women increased from 15% in 2013 to 17% in 2018. Use of any modern method of contraception also increased, from 10% to 12% (Figure 7.2). In addition, there has been a noticeable rise in the use of implants since 2008, from 0% to 3%" (130). "Modern contraceptive use is higher among...more
May 12, 2020, 10:21 a.m.
Countries: Jordan
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

"Overall, 52% of currently married women use a method of family planning. The most commonly used method is the IUD (21%), followed by withdrawal (13%), the pill (8%), and the male condom (5%) (pg 103). "14% of currently married women have an unmet need for family planning; that is, they want to space or limit births but are not currently using contraception" (pg 103). "57% of the total demand for family planning is satisfied by modern methods" (pg 103). "The most commonly known method among women is the intrauterine device (IUD) (98%), followed by the pill (96%) and withdrawal (94%). Among men, the most commonly known methods are the IUD...more
April 23, 2020, 3:18 p.m.
Countries: Italy
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

In Italy, 12% of women do not have their family planning needs met (1995/96) (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:16 p.m.
Countries: Latvia
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In Latvia, 17% of women do not have their family planning needs met (1995) (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Lithuania
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

In Lithuania, 18% of women do not have their family planning needs met (1994/95) (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:12 p.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

In Bulgaria, 30% of women do not have their family planning needs met (1997/98) (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:10 p.m.
Countries: Hungary
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In Hungary, 7% of women do not have their family planning needs met (1992/3) (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:07 p.m.
Countries: Australia
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In New Zealand and Australia (combined), about 10% of women do not have their family planning needs met (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

In New Zealand and Australia (combined), about 10% of women do not have their family planning needs met (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 2:59 p.m.
Countries: Brazil
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In Brazil, 6% of women do not have their family planning needs met (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 2:57 p.m.
Countries: France
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In France in 2008, 2% of women did not have their family planning needs met (Annex 4).
April 23, 2020, 2:54 p.m.
Countries: Belgium
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In Belgium in 2008/2009, 3% of women did not have their family planning needs met (Annex 4).
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
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34.1% of married women with demand for family planning in Montenegro have their needs satisfied by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Iran
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

68.6% of married women with demand for family planning in Iran have their needs satisfied by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Belarus
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

74.2% of married women with demand for family planning in Belarus have their needs satisfied by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Maldives
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29.7% of all women with demand for family planning in the Maldives have their needs satisified by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Eritrea
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

19.6% of married women with demand for family planning in Eritrea have their needs satisfied by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Equatorial Guinea
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20.5% of married women with demand for family planning in Equatorial Guinea have their needs satisfied by modern methods
April 19, 2020, 8:50 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: DACH-DATA-2

82.9% of married women with demand for family planning in Jamaica have their needs satisfied by modern methods