Knowledge and Use of Family Planning Services in Pakhribash Municipality

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  • Niraj Pradhan Tribhuvan University, Dhankuta Multiple Campus, Dhankuta, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/cd.v17i01.53262

Keywords:

contraceptive, occupation, family planning methods, sterilization

Abstract

The main objective of the study was to assess the awareness of family planning services among currently married women of age group 15-49 years and to identify the socio-economic and demographic determinants of use of family planning in Pakhribash Municipality. The study was based on descriptive design in nature using both primary and secondary sources of data; for the convenient of the study, the simple random sampling method was used to collect data likewise; the sample size of this study was 135 numbers of women of reproductive age group who married. The interview schedule was the main tool for collecting the data. In this study all, most all women 96.3% heard about family planning similarly, 90% of women had heard about Depo- Provera. In the same way, 73.1% married women who had ever used a family planning method in the life time but 62.3% women were currently using a family planning method at the time of survey.

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Author Biography

Niraj Pradhan, Tribhuvan University, Dhankuta Multiple Campus, Dhankuta, Nepal

Mr. Pradhan is a Lecturer of Health education at Tribhuvan University, Dhankuta Multiple Campus, Dhankuta, Nepal.

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Published

2023-03-27

How to Cite

Pradhan, N. (2023). Knowledge and Use of Family Planning Services in Pakhribash Municipality. CHINTAN-DHARA, 17(01), 44–53. https://doi.org/10.3126/cd.v17i01.53262

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