TABLE 1. Contraceptive Prevalence Rates (%) in Yemen Nationally and in Lahj Governorate, 2013
YemenLahj Governorate
Short-acting methods
LARCs and PMs
 Female sterilization2.31.5
 Male sterilization0.10.2
All modern methods29.230.4
  • Abbreviations: IUD, intrauterine device; LAM, Lactational Amenorrhea Method; LARCs, long-acting reversible contraceptives; PMs, permanent methods.

  • Source: Yemen National Health and Demographic Survey 2013.9