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Türk Aile Hek Derg. 2014; 18(3): -


Status of Contraceptive Method Using According to Women’s Socio Demographic Characteristics and the Choice Reasons of Their Methods

Ruhuşen Kutlu, Seher Sayın, Mehmet Uçar, Raziye Aslan, Oğuz Demirbaş.

Abstract
Summary
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the contraceptive using and affecting factors among reproductive aged women.
Methods: This descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out between 2 October – 2 November 2012 at three primary health care units selected randomly, in Konya. This study consisted of 416 reproductive 18-49 aged women who applied to these primary health care units with any complaints during this study period. In a standardized questionnaire, their socio-demographic characteristics and experiences with contraceptives were asked.
Results: The participants had a mean age of 30.7 years (SD±6.9), 2.2 children (SD±1.4), 10.1 marriage duration (SD±7.2), and marriage age 20.6 (SD±2.5). Of the respondents, 11.1% were illiterate, 22.4% literate, 34.6% had primary school education, 8.2% middle school, 13.7% high school, 10.1% had university degree, 60.6% (n=252) were living in the city, 80.8% were housewives and never employed and all of them were officially married. Of all the participants, 71.4% (n=297) were using a modern contraceptive method, 13.5% (n=56) natural family planning, 15.1% (n=63) were not using any contraceptive method, respectively. The most frequently used methods are condom (42.3%), intra uterin device (IUD) (17.1%), and pills (8.9%). Whilst having primary education or above, living in a city, husband’s education significantly increased the use of effective methods (p0.05).
Conclusion: The rate of using family planning methods among the women was rather high. While both women and their partners’ education levels were increasing, using rates of the modern family planning methods were getting higher.

Key words: Keywords: Contraceptive method, socio demographic characteristics, woman.



Article Language: Turkish English



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