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SRP. 2020; 11(11): 1892-1897

Does Contraception Used Better In Urban Areas?: An Analysis Of The 2017 Idhs (Indonesia Demographic And Health Survey)

Agustina Abuk Seran, Agung Dwi Laksono, Anita Dewi Prahastuti Sujoso, Masruroh, Ilyas Ibrahim, Nurmah Baharia Marasabessy, Nikmatur Roharia, Nasrun Pakaya, Retno Adriyani.


Introduction: Residence (urban and rural) has a significant effect on the desire of using contraception. Several other studies have also shown that the area where women live has a significant relationship with a person who has a pregnancy status. This study aimed to explore the contraception used better in urban areas: Analysis of the 2017 IDHS (Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey). Methods: Secondary data analysis in this study was sourced from secondary data of the 2017 IDHS with a cross-sectional approach. The research instrument was a structured questionnaire that had been tested for validity and reliability. Analysis: Data analysis used Logistic Regression for windows. Result: The results of this study indicated that urban women were the largest users of contraception, at about (26197; 63.4%), mostly in the age group of 40-44 with (10073; 24.4%), generally they were workers, about (24344; 59.0%), commonly they graduated from secondary level of education, about (23201; 56.2%), mostly they married/living with a partner (38425; 93.0%), mostly their wealth status were rich, with (12177; 29.5%), and have health insurances (27424; 66.4%), most of them were multipara, about (30545; 74.0%). And the highest result of Logistic Regression was on married/living with a partner (sig.0.000; OR: 32,995); (Lo: 29,247; Up: 37,223), Conclusion: women who were married/living with partner in urban areas used contraception because of socio-demographic factors like socio-psychological factors and factors related to health services, education, income, employment, age, parity, ethnicity, and religion. Recommendations to policymakers in Indonesia have to focus on women who married/living with partners in urban areas that use contraception.

Key words: Women who used contraception, Indonesian Urban, Logistic Regression, Demographic Health Survey

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