Knowledge of Contraceptives Methods and Appraisal of Health Education among Married WomanJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2014-03-15
Authors : Shabana Anjum P. M. Durgawale Mahadeo Shinde;
Page : 584-590
Keywords : Contraceptives Methods; Health Education;
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.
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