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Table 2 Source of information and utilization of reproductive health services among female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district, Northern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Determinants of reproductive health services utilization among rural female adolescents in Asgede-Tsimbla district Northern Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency
[N = 844]
Percentage [%]
Heard about reproductive health service
 1- Yes 806 95.5
 2- No 38 4.5
Sources of information
 1- Radio 342 42.4
 2- Teacher 204 25.3
 3- Health worker 53 6.6
 4- Family 41 5.1
 5- TV 19 2.4
 6- From two or more of the above sources 147 18.2
Type of services utilized
 1. Family planning 455 77.4
 2. Health education on reproductive health services 53 9.0
 3. STI care 45 7.7
 4. Abortion care 19 3.2
 5. VCT 16 2.7
Preference of service providers by girls
 1. Health Extension Workers 321 39.5
 2. Medical Doctors 279 33.1
 3. Nurses 153 18.1
 4. Religious Leaders 78 9.3
Discussion about reproductive health service within a family
 1. Yes 436 51.7
 2. No 408 48.3