Table 3. Re-Injection Rate Among CHW DMPA Clients
Eligible Clients Receiving Re-InjectionsReported related needlestick injuries (n = 2453a)
1st re-injection (at 3 months) (n = 761)2nd re-injection (at 6 months) (n = 672)3rd re-injection (at 9 months) (n = 508)
Tharaka pilot sites (31 CHWs)89%81%68%0% (0)
  • Percentages calculated among those clients who were eligible for a second, third, or fourth injection

  • a Total number of DMPA injections provided by all CHWs during the pilot period

  • Abbreviations: CHW, community health worker; DMPA, depot medroxyprogesterone acetate.