Abstract P2-S1.05 Table 1

Parental acceptability of contraceptive methods

Contraceptive methodOverall parental acceptability (N=261)Parental acceptability if teen is very unlikely to have sex in next year (n=195)Parental acceptability if teen has any likelihood of having sex in next year (n=62)Differences in acceptability by likelihood of teen having sex
Oral contraceptive pill (OCP)59%53%75%p<0.01
Depot medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA)46%42%58%p<0.05
Intrauterine Device (IUD)18%17%20%NS
Emergency contraception (EC)45%39%63%p<0.001
  • NS, not statistically significant.

  • p>0.05.