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Table 4 Attitude and utilization of emergency contraception among female students in Bahir Dar and Gondar Universities, Northwest Ethiopia, May 2011

From: Effect of emergency oral contraceptive use on condom utilization and sexual risk taking behaviours among university students, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Characters Number Percent
EOC must be available
 Yes 289 46.4
 No 334 53.6
Willingness to use
 Yes 369 59.2
 No 254 40.8
Reasons for not using EOC
 Fear of rumours,
misinterpretation
51 21.0
 Religious prohibition 112 44.3
 I prefer to give birth 65 25.7
 Other 29 11.5
Recommend EOC to others
 Yes 414 66.5
 No 209 33.5
Think unintended sex is problem of youth today
 Yes 346 55.5
 No 204 32.7
 I don't know 73 11.7
Think unintended pregnancy is problem of youth today
 Yes 464 74.5
 No 98 15.7
 I don't know 61 9.8
Ever used EOC
 Yes 49 47.1
 No 55 52.9