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Family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices

Paula Tavrow

Family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices

Machinga District, 1993

by Paula Tavrow

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Published by University of Malawi, Centre for Social Research in [Zomba, Malawi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malawi,
  • Machinga District.
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Malawi -- Machinga District.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaula Tavrow.
      ContributionsMachinga District (Malawi). Health Office., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.M245 T38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35, xlv leaves :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1268750M
      LC Control Number94982934

      Inthe Cameroonian Government officially clarified its position about promoting the practice of family planning in the country, though there is dearth of information in this regard all over the country. Including the mother-in-law, father in law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, his wife and children; we are all around 15 people living together. The present study assessed the relation between the level of knowledge and practice of contraception among the women and sought to explore the reasons behind the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice - GAP KAP GAP regarding contraceptive users in six cities of Uttar Pradesh. Conflict of Interests The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. Though some women had never heard about contraception

      There are very few studies comparing outcomes among women who have unmet need, depending on whether they are planning for future contraceptive use or not. Even though literature on uptake as well as methods used for family planning at community level in developing countries is available, literature on perceptions and attitudes of women toward the use of family planning services offered by community health workers is scarce [ 73 ]. Evidently for Agra and Varanasi, the same reason accounted for As a result, more researches are needed in regards to knowledge and attitudes toward contraception use. Considering the above literature as the base of study, the present research carried out in six major urban districts of Uttar Pradesh, with an objective to assess the knowledge of various family planning methods and also to explore the current trends in usage of contraceptive methods by the women of reproductive age group 15—49so that the KAP GAP of family planning can be targeted. Unmet need for contraceptive: the case of married adolescent women in Bangladesh.

      Data collection took place between January and July in six cities of Uttar Pradesh: AgraAligarhAllahabadGorakhpurMoradabadand Varanasi Besides, more studies dedicated at a thorough investigation of the different reasons pertaining the nonuse of contraception and how these can be addressed, are urgently warranted in our milieu. As mentioned above, many family planning programs have focused mainly on women. These findings are also in agreement with previous research studies [ 6 ]. Spouse husband involvement appears to be a key factor in deciding to take a family planning method and it is also equally important with regard to the number of children a couple will have [ 16 ].


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Family planning knowledge, attitudes, and practices book

For example, married women in Turkey need permission from their spouse to have an abortion. The factors revealing these differences are better availability of social services such as education, access to health services, information and family planning services [ 44 ].

In the same line, results from Omo-Aghoja et al. Married women might have good knowledge and attitude for practicing family planning. Most of the participants had knowledge of at least one modern contraceptive method with condom being the most commonly known method which is also concurrent with the findings of Pakistan DHS [ 2 ].

The KAP Survey Model (Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices)

The prominence of behavioral factors is due to the fact that most of the contraceptive failures originate from human error [ 58 ].

In our study, Poor knowledge of reproductive health issues among males may pose barriers for women to seek care for these problems [ 59 ]. In addition, a very low perceived need for contraception was found amongst the respondents wanting more children expressed almost equally by male and female respondents.

After the pretest, necessary modifications and correction took place to ensure validity. The men also emphasized that a male with training and adequate knowledge in family planning should be made available in their communities to inform men about the benefits of family planning and birth spacing.

The results indicated that men often have positive attitudes toward family planning, but women believe that their husband disapproves of family planning. But even at low levels of socioeconomic development, where education had a negligible, a negative association emerged after a critical level of schooling, was reached [ 35 ].

The main types were pills 7. The majority of men and women have to travel outside in case of emergency which in a way affect the choice of availing FP methods. In the early days of Christianity, Christians were relatively few in number and widely scattered geographically.

Contraceptive knowledge, attitude and practices of men in rural Maharashtra

In that same year, the American Medical Association recognized birth control as an integral part of medical practice and education.

Family planning knowledge, attitude and practice among married couples in jimma zone, ethiopia. View at: Google Scholar R. Participants were informed of the various aspects of the study, and were anonymously included in the survey after they had signed the informed consent form. Discussion Almost all of the participants had entered into marriage very early with women entering into marriage relatively earlier than men, which is similar to national figures that report that on average women enter into marriage at the age of This might be due to the reason that urban residents are more aware of family planning and hence practicing better.

Females are not allowed to step out alone without the permission of their husbands or mothers-in-law. Adults need more information about how family planning is useful in the severity and severity of known contraceptive side effects.

Giving expanded alternatives to different methods, if available, can help to meet some of their needs and increase their usage of contraceptives.

Population Reference Bureau. In the ancient Islamic world, physicians and scientists recorded valid information on contraception. Both men and women reported that the ideal number of children they would like to have in a family is four comprising boys and girls with greater emphasis on boys.Aug 10,  · Modern family planning method, are much effective in enhancing maternal wellbeing by preventing unplanned pregnancies in order to confirm healthy timing and spacing of births Material and methodology: A cross sectional study was design to assess the knowledge, attitude and family planning practices among rural married women of Ali Raza Abad sylvaindez.com: Tayba Bashir.

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices about Contraceptive among Married Reproductive Females Anupama Srivastav1, Tuladhar H, Marahatta R.

Awareness and practice of family planning methods in women attending gyne OPD at Nepal medical college teaching hospital. Nepal Med Coll J. ;10(3) CHAPTER ONE KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY PLANNING METHODS IN COUPLES IN SAGAMU. The main objective of this study was to examine the knowledge, attitudes and practice of contraception among the adolescents in secondary schools in Kisumu District.

A sample of family planning methods known to the adolescents were as follows: Condoms ( %), Pill ( newspapers and books/pamphlets should be used to reach the.

This paper presents the findings of a qualitative assessment aimed at exploring knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding family planning and factors that influence the need for and use of modern contraceptives.

A descriptive exploratory study. the advantages of proper family planning are enormous as high fertility rate has been linked with underdevelopment in developing countries.

Therefore, the focus of this present study is to make a clear assessment of knowledge, attitude, and practice on contraceptive use among women attending family planning services atCited by: 1.