Choice of temporary contraception based on client’s demographic status and parity

Authors

  • Benju Pandit Department of OBGYN, Bhaktapur Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i1.37611

Keywords:

contraception, demographic status, family planning

Abstract

Aim: To analyse the demographic factors and parity in women influencing choice of contraceptive methods.

Methods: This is a hospital record based retrospective study at Bhaktapur hospital, a tertiary hospital in a span of 6 months from October 2020 to March 2021. Data were collected from medical record and descriptive analysis was done.

Results: There were 142 women taking contraceptive service in six months.Implant was the most commonly used method of contraception (48%), followed by the IUCD (26%), Injectable (16%) and OCP (10%). Age group of 20-39 had more acceptance of contraception as compared to adolescent and women above 40. More the parity more usage of long acting reversible contraception was found.

Conclusion: The most common contraceptive method used among women was implant. Client having two or more children are more to receive long acting contraception.

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Published

2021-06-07

How to Cite

Pandit, B. (2021). Choice of temporary contraception based on client’s demographic status and parity. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 16(1), 85–87. https://doi.org/10.3126/njog.v16i1.37611

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