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Table 3 Comparison of selected indicators of health and family-planning service use between the national and the cluster survey

From: Impact of an in-built monitoring system on family planning performance in rural Bangladesh

  National survey Cluster Odds ratio
Indicator (BDHS 1996–997) survey (95% CI)
  (n = 8,450) (1996)  
  % (n = 775)  
   %  
Couples desired no more children 49.1 58 0.70 (0.60–0.81)**
Unmet contraceptive need 16 21 0.72 (0.59–0.86)**
Contraceptive prevalence rate 49 53 0.85 (0.73–0.99)**
MWRA who had ever    
   Visited SC 20 29 0.61 (0.52–0.72)**
   Visited H&FWC - 42  
   Received FWA visit within the last 2 months 35 57 0.41 (0.35–0.47)**
  1. Data of BDHS 1996–1997 (Referent)
  2. **Statistically significant difference found compared to the BDHS 1996–1997, after the withdrawal of the interventions at 95% confidence interval, p < 0.05
  3. CI = Confidence interval; FWA = Family Welfare Assistant;
  4. H&FWC = Health and Family Welfare Centre; SC = Satellite Clinic;
  5. Data source: BDHS = Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 1996–97