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Assess the Knowledge and Attitude of the Women Aged 21-45 years in Relation to Family Planning Methods in Selected PHC of Delhi: A Cross Sectional Study

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 6)

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Page : 654-655

Keywords : Knowledge; attitude; family planning methods; women;

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A Cross-sectional study to assess the knowledge and attitude of the women aged 21-45 years in relation to family planning methods in selected PHC of Delhi using Quantitative approach and cross-sectional design. The sample consists of the 100 women aged 21-45 years attending the family planning clinic. A semi structured Knowledge Questionnaire and likert scale was administered to the women aged 21-45 years attending family planning clinic at PHC, najafgarh. The data obtained were organized and analysed using descriptive statistics. Findings revealed that mean age of the study group is 32.2 with standard deviation 6.780. Maximum knowledge score was 25. The mean knowledge score is 17.22, median 18 and standard deviation 2.932. The mean attitude score is 71.84, median 71 and standard deviation 6.480. The women has fair knowledge and adequate attitude about family planning methods. There was a statistical significant relationship between knowledge and attitude with p value of 0.4088 which shows that with an increase in knowledge there was increase in positive attitude among subjects.

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