Table 7. Client Satisfaction and Reports of Counseling Received (%), by Sex of Drug Shop Operator (DSO),a N = 585
Services Received by:
CharacteristicFemale DSOsMale DSOsP Value
Satisfaction with family planning services received at DSO.54
 Satisfied/somewhat satisfied74.124.4
 Not at all satisfied1.00.5
DSO discussed:
Side Effects48.213.5.04
 Warning signs42.112.7.47
Would continue to go to DSO for family planning services70.823.7.74
  • P < .05 was considered statistically significant (shown in italics).

  • a The majority of the DSOs were women (42 female DSOs vs. 12 male DSOs).