Volume : V, Issue : I, January - 2021
BACKGROUND:Root of most of the health related problems are due to population which can be best controlled by family planning. Family planning is a fundamental right of every human being. Family planning plays a key role in improving the health of the mother and the child. Yet there are still significant levels of demand for family planning that are unmet and these can lead to unintended pregnancy. AIMS AND OBJECTIVE:To find out the couple protection rate (CPR) and risk variables that affect contraceptive practice among eligible couples. METHODS AND MATERIALS: A Community-based cross-sectional observational study design was conducted from March 2020 to September 2020 among 200 systematically selected currently married women of reproductive age to get relation between various factors that could affect contraceptive practices.A Pre-tested interviewer-administered questionnaire was used to collect the data. Descriptive statistics were done to summarize the data. RESULT:Most of the study population (55%) was young adults of age 22 -28 years, 63% belong belongs to nuclear families, CPR was 63.40%. permanent method used by the couple was only 47%. Higher number of contraceptive couples users were married during 21-26 (73%), literate up to class Xth (72%), having 3 or 4 living children (76.5%) and socioeconomic status of class II (82%), female literacy rates was higher and tubectomy was commonest contraceptive methods. CONCLUSION: CPR was high, though different factors like age at marriage, type of family, number of living children, literacy status of female partner, and socioeconomic status significantly affected contraceptive behaviour of the study population.
A STUDY ON PREVALENCE OF CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND ITS DETERMINANTS AMONG ELIGIBLE COUPLES IN RURAL HEALTH TRAINING CENTRE (RSTC) AREA OF SRI KRISHNA MEDICAL COLLEGE, MUZAFFARPUR, BIHAR., Dr. Brajesh Anand Prasad, Dr. Sudhir, Dr. Mohammad Ahsan Hussain, Prof.(Dr) Mohammad Zakiuddin, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-5 | Issue-1 | January-2021