Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014
Knowledge of Contraceptives Methods and Appraisal of Health Education among Married Woman
Shabana Anjum, P. M. Durgawale, Mahadeo Shinde
Abstract: The study aimed to assess knowledge of contraceptives methods and appraisal of health education among married women. Longitudinal/ cohort interventional design was used in randomly selected population. The one group pre-test post-test used to appraisal of health education on status of knowledge among 1200 married women at Jabalpur city. RESULTS -Majority 42.5 % of sample were from the age group of 28-37 years, 64.7 % were had age at marriage was18-25 most of them were having more than one child while 53.8 % and more than half of them were housewife 52.9 % and among them maximum had high school education 23.8 %. Majority of women knew about female sterilization 93.6 % followed by the chemical method (oral pills) 72 % and mechanical method of family planning (loop and condoms 48.3 %. After the health education married women knowledge was improved to 100 % about female sterilization followed by condom 99 %, skin implants 86 %, oral pills 85 % and emergency contraceptives 85 %. Sociodemographic variable were significantly associated with existing knowledge and level of married women specially age at marriage, age at first child, occupation, , income, education.
Keywords: Contraceptives Methods, Health Education
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014,
Pages: 584 - 590
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Shabana Anjum, P. M. Durgawale, Mahadeo Shinde, "Knowledge of Contraceptives Methods and Appraisal of Health Education among Married Woman", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=20131247, Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014, 584 - 590
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