Post abortal acceptance of contraception

*, Salgar S.G. and Revankar, Vijaya and *, Raina C. (2012) Post abortal acceptance of contraception. Int J Pharm Biomed Res, 3 (3). pp. 181-184.

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The aim of the present study was to (i) determine the post abortal acceptance of contraception in women with spontaneous or induced abortions (ii) analyze the trends in MTP over 3 years period and the impact of family welfare programmes. The study design is an observational descriptive type, which includes both retrospective and prospective studies (1st July 2008 to 30th June 2011). The study population includes, all women admitted in hospital with spontaneous or induced abortion and acceptance of contraception by them, either temporary (spacing: Cu-T) or permanent (terminal) methods. The data was compiled and analysis was done by using SPSS software. Categorical data were compared using Chisquare or Fisher’s exact test where appropriate, Continuous variables were analyzed with Student’s t-test. Total number of women who had abortions (spontaneous or induced) was 1077. Induced abortions accounted for 56.3% and spontaneous abortions were 43.7%. Acceptance of contraception methods in the population studied was 57.8%. In conclusion, the impact of national family welfare programs is evident from increase in MTP seekers and in contraception acceptance. MTP in appropriate settings is safe. Greater emphasis is needed on spacing methods.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family planning, Spacing method, Terminal method, Contraception, Observational descriptive design
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2013 06:08
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2013 06:08

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