International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2014 | Rating: 6.7 / 10

Knowledge of Contraceptives Methods and Appraisal of Health Education among Married Woman

Shabana Anjum [4] | P. M. Durgawale [7] | Mahadeo Shinde [26]

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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