Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Unmet need for contraception (definition 3). A detailed explanation of the changes in the definition of exposure to need for contraception can be found in “Revising Unmet Need for Family Planning”, DHS Analytical Studies 25 January 2102 by Sarah K. Bradley, Trevor N. Croft, Joy D. Fishel and Charles K. Westoff. This publication can be downloaded from the dhsprogram.com.