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Table 1 Summary of participants’ information

From: Do modern family planning methods impact women’s quality of life? Jordanian women’s perspective

Factor Categories Oral contraceptives IUD Implant and injectable hormonal contraceptives Sterilization Male condoms Total
Education level Illiterate 0.78% 2.19% 2.46% 0 7.69% 2.55%
Primary school 22.04% 18.42% 12.34% 17.64% 19.23% 18.43%
Secondary school 37.79% 35.52% 35.8% 17.64% 34.61% 34.85%
High school 7.08% 8.33% 7.40% 20.58% 8.97% 8.75%
Graduate/Post Graduate 32.28% 35.52% 41.97% 29.14% 29.48% 35.58%
Income Less than 400 JD 35.43% 27.19% 35.80% 41.17% 30.76% 32.52%
More than 400 JD 62.20% 70.61% 60.49% 58.82% 65.38% 59.85%
Residency Rent 58.26% 54.38% 69.13% 67.64% 56.41% 58.57%
Owned 40.94% 44.29% 28.39% 20.58% 38.46% 38.86%
Other 0.78% 1.31% 2.46% 11.76% 3.84% 2.37%
Smoking No 88.97% 91.6% 96.29% 85.29% 85.89% 91.61%
Yes 11.02% 8.33% 3.70% 14.70% 14.10% 9.49%
Employment status Employed 10.23% 7.45% 18.51% 20.58% 26.92% 11.86%
Unemployed 89.76% 92.54% 81.48% 79.41% 73.07% 88.13%
Prescribed FP No 10.24% 10.13% 9.88% 8.82% 6.49% 9.52%
Yes 89.76% 89.87% 90.12% 91.18% 93.51% 90.48%
Prior knowledge of side effects Yes 11.81% 22.81% 25.93% 20.59% 14.1% 19.34%
No 88.19% 77.1%9 74.07% 79.41% 85.9% 80.66%
Had enough information about FP Yes 46.46% 44.3% 54.32% 41.18% 48.72% 46.72%
No 53.54% 55.7% 45.68% 58.82% 51.28% 53.28%
Noticed bleeding Always 11.11% 1.32% 13.75% 0 8.97% 6.42%
Very often 35.71% 17.62% 42.5% 20.59% 33.33% 27.89%
Quite often 33.33% 25.11% 36.25% 17.65% 26.92% 28.44%
Seldom 11.9% 27.31% 5% 20.59% 17.95% 18.72%
Never 7.94% 28.63% 2.5% 41.18 12.82% 18.53%
Self-reported QoL Very poor 1.57% 1.75% 4.94% 47.06% 5.13% 5.47%
Poor 3.15% 4.82% 4.94% 32.35% 11.54% 7.12%
Neither poor nor good 48.82% 34.65% 43.21% 5.88% 34.62% 37.41%
Good 35.43% 44.3% 30.86% 5.88% 38.46% 37.04%
Very good 11.02% 14.47% 16.05% 8.82% 10.26% 12.96%
Self-reported health satisfaction Very dissatisfied 1.57% 3.07% 1.23% 38.24% 5.13% 4.93%
Dissatisfied 14.96% 10.53% 18.52% 26.47% 14.1% 14.23%
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 40.94% 46.05% 33.33% 26.47% 33.33% 39.96%
Satisfied 42.52% 36.4% 46.91% 5.88% 35.9% 37.41%
Very satisfied 0 3.95% 0 2.94% 11.54% 3.47%