August 23, 2022

The relationship between client dissatisfaction and contraceptive discontinuation among urban family planning clients in three sub-Saharan African countries

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Although researchers and practitioners have suggested that the quality of family planning services impacts contraceptive discontinuation, establishing a causal  relationship has been challenging, primarily due to data limitations and a lack of agreement on how to measure quality. This longitudinal study estimated the relationship of the dissatisfaction with family planning services on contraceptive discontinuation for a sample of 797 female clients who sought family planning services at urban facilities across Kenya, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso.