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Socio-Cultural and Norms Factors Influencing Contraception use among Adult Female in Urban Areas of Dakshina Kannada District

*, Jeyalakshmi K and *, Ranjani P and *, Sonia K A and *, Hetzy Sudhana Kumari (2012) Socio-Cultural and Norms Factors Influencing Contraception use among Adult Female in Urban Areas of Dakshina Kannada District. International Journal of Nursing Education, 4 (2). pp. 107-110. ISSN 0974-9349

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Abstract

The descriptive study was done to examine the influence of socio-cultural and norms factors on contraceptive use. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the adult female residing in Mangalore. The demographic proforma and the rating scale on socio-cultural and norms factors were used to collect data. The descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze the data. The results indicated that significant relationship existed between Socio-cultural factors and contraceptive use (r=0.208; p=O.Oll) and there is no Significant relationship between norms factors and contraceptive use (r=0.142; p=0.084). The results further indicated that the age of the women, education, religion, type of family and age at marriage are independent of socio- cultural and norms factors. Based on the results of this finding, the study concludes that the contraceptive use is influenced by socio-cultural factors among the urban women.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-Cultural and Norms Factors, Gender Roles, Religion, Social Networks, Local Beliefs, Myths, Socio-Economic Factors and Contraceptive.
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Mangalore
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2014 06:17
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2014 06:17
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141148

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