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Table 4 Knowledge and practices on family planning, HIV and tuberculosis

From: Health problems and utilization of health services among Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh

Knowledge and practices FDMN in makeshift settlement
n (%)
FDMN in host community
n (%)
Host community
n (%)
Total
n (%)
P value
Knowledge about FP methods for womena
Knew at least one modern FP method 406 (33.8) 338 (94.7) 200 (93.5) 944 (94.5) 0.750
Did now know 22 (19.0) 19 (5.3) 14 (6.5) 55 (5.5)  
Knowledge about FP methods for men
Knows at least 1 method 219 (11.8) 118 (33.1) 106 (49.5) 443 (44.3) < 0.001
Not known at all 209 (23.9) 239 (66.9) 108 (50.5) 556 (55.7)  
Currently doing something or using any method/s to delay or avoid getting pregnant
Yes 189 (15.1) 151 (42.3) 111 (51.9) 451 (45.1) 0.073
No 239 (20.6) 206 (57.7) 103 (48.1) 548 (54.9)  
Heard about the emergency contraception
Yes 84 (52.0) 52 (14.6) 31 (14.5) 167 (16.7) 0.103
No 344 (30.5) 305 (85.4) 183 (85.5) 832 (83.3)  
Knowledge about transmission of HIV
Knows at least 1 approach how HIV transmitted 103 (48.0) 48 (13.4) 68 (31.8) 219 (22.0) < 0.001
Not known at all 322 (30.9) 309 (86.6) 146 (68.2) 777 (78.0)  
Knows the symptoms of tuberculosis
Knows at least 1 symptom 200 (13.5) 135 (37.9) 127 (59.3) 462 (46.4) < 0.001
Not known at all 226 (22.1) 221 (62.1) 87 (40.7) 534 (53.6)  
  1. aFP methods: permanent method (ligation), pills, injectable, IUDs/Cupper-T, implants, safe period, abstinence