Availability of Contraceptive Methods by Sector, Luanda, Angola, 2014–2015

MethodPrivate SectorPublic SectorTotal
2014 (N=1782)2015 (N=739)Difference2014 (N=51)2015 (N=27)Difference2014 (N=1833)2015 (N=766)Difference
Any methoda97.686.9−10.7***84.359.3−25.0*97.285.9−11.3***
Male condom82.375.1−7.3***49.033.3−15.781.473.6−7.8***
Oral contraceptive pillsb58.743.8−14.9***54.129.6−24.5*58.643.3−15.3***
Emergency contraceptive pillsb43.335.8−7.5**11.811.1−0.742.434.4−7.5**
  • All data for 2014 and 2015 reported as percentages; the differences between 2014 and 2015 are percentage points.

  • *P<.05;

  • ** P<.01;

  • *** P<.001.

  • a Any method includes at least one of the following: condoms, oral contraceptive pills, emergency contraceptive pills, injectable methods, hormonal patches, spermicides, intrauterine devices (IUDs), mini-mola or Essure (a non-surgical permanent method for women), and Vasalgel (a long-acting gel similar to no-scalpel vasectomy but likely more reversible). Less than 5% of the outlets overall reported having hormonal patches, female condoms, spermicides, IUDs, vaginal rings, or implants. Only 0.1% reported providing mini-mola or Essure or Vasalgel.

  • b Gas stations, hotels, and bars were not included in the calculation of oral contraceptive pills, emergency contraceptive pills, or injectable availability, since those outlets mainly distribute or sell condoms.