TABLE 5.

Removal Outcome by Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptive Method, Nampula and Sofala Provinces, Mozambique, December 2018–May 2019

Levonorgestrel Implant (n=593)
No. (%)
Etonogestrel Implant (n=21)
No. (%)
Copper Intrauterine Device (n=67)
No. (%)
Unknown Methoda(n=114)
No. (%)
Total
(N=795)
No. (%)
Not removed following counseling------112 (98.2)112 (14.1)
Removed: no difficulty579 (97.6)21 (100)64 (95.5)--664 (83.5)
Removed: with difficulty9 (1.5)0 (0)1 (1.5)--10 (1.3)
Removed: significant difficulty0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)--0 (0)
Attempted but not removed: referred4 (0.7)0 (0)1 (1.5)--5b (0.6)
Not removed: referred1 (0.2)0 (0)1 (1.5)2c (1.8)4 (0.5)
  • a Method of use at the time of the visit was not captured in the standard removal addendum for clients whose method was not removed.

  • b Two clients were referred for removal; data missing for three clients about referral or rescheduled appointment.

  • c Missing data for two clients who were referred for difficult removals.