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Demographic factors influencing contraceptive use.

*, Ranjani P and *, Jeyalakshmi K and *, Sonia KA and Rodrigues, Smitha Priya (2012) Demographic factors influencing contraceptive use. The Journal of Nursing Trendz, III (3). pp. 16-19. ISSN 2229- 6255

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Abstract

The descriptive study was conducted to examine the influence oj demographic Jactors on contraceptive use. Thepurposive sampling technique was used to select the adult Jemale residing in Mangalore. Demographic proJorma was used to collect the data. The data obtained were analyzed using chi-square statistics. The results indicated that received information about contraceptive, religion, no oj children desired and income significantly associated with contraceptive use. The results Jurther indicated that the age oj the women, type oj'family, education, occupation, history oj abortion, history oj loss oj child, husband age and age at marriage were not associated with contraceptive use. The study concludes that the contraceptive use is influenced by contraceptive information, religion, number oj children desired and income.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Demographic factors, contraceptive
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Mangalore
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2014 07:01
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2014 07:01
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141136

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