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Table 5 Availability and stock-out of contraceptives in health facilities that reported storing contraceptives

From: Salud Mesoamérica 2015 Initiative: design, implementation, and baseline findings

Country # of facilities that reported routinely storing contraceptives Availability on day of survey* (%) # of facilities evaluated for previous months’ stock** Reported stock-outs in facilities with male condoms, oral contraceptive, injectable contraceptive available on day of survey** (%)
Male condom Oral contraceptive Injectable IUD Male condom Oral pill Injectable
Belize 19 89.5 100 78.9 36.8 15 0.0 6.7 33.3
El Salvador 65 90.8 87.7 90.8 21.5 *** *** *** ***
Guatemala 90 88.9 78.9 97.8 24.4 61 1.6 9.8 9.8
Honduras 89 96.6 94.4 94.4 70.8 79 0.0 5.1 2.5****
Mexico 73 93.2 87.7 86.3 58.9 40 5.0 17.5 20.0
Nicaragua 63 82.5 85.7 98.4 76.9 46 4.3 4.3 13.0
Panama 24 100 75.0 75.0 37.5 9 0.0 0.0 22.2
  1. *Among facilities that reported routinely storing contraceptives.
  2. **Stock-out of contraceptives in the three months prior to the day of the survey. These questions were only asked at ambulatory EONC facilities with availability of male condoms, oral contraceptives, and injectable contraceptives on the day of the survey and basic and complete EONC facilities with availability of male condoms, oral contraceptives, injectable contraceptives, and IUD on the day of the survey. Stock-outs not captured for IUD.
  3. ***Stock-outs not captured in El Salvador.
  4. ****Due to missing data points, 75 facilities asked about previous months’ stock of injectables instead of 79 facilities.