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study of knowledge about, attitude towards, and practice of family planning in Zambia

Muhammad Raushan Ali

study of knowledge about, attitude towards, and practice of family planning in Zambia

by Muhammad Raushan Ali

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Published by Dept. of Psychology, University of Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zambia
    • Subjects:
    • Birth control -- Zambia -- Statistics,
    • Women -- Zambia -- Attitudes -- Statistics

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M.R. Ali.
      SeriesPsychological studies : reports of the Psychology Department, University of Zambia ;, no. 7, Psychological studies (University of Zambia. Dept. of Psychology) ;, no. 7.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.Z3 A45 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination51 leaves ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2706894M
      LC Control Number85980563

      Family Planning, New Research - Literature Review. Emergency contraception in Albania: A multi-methods qualitative study of awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and practices. May Family planning knowledge, attitude and practice among married couples in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia. The knowledge on family planning methods in Nepal is nearly universal and attitude towards the methods of family planning is positive in-spite of this only 48% is using the family planning methods [4]. Similarly, contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) of Nuwakot district is 42% only which is very low with National Level (50%) [7].

        Lack of data in marginalized populations on knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) hampers efforts to improve modern contraceptive practice. A mixed methods study to better understand family planning KAP amongst refugee and migrant women on the Thailand-Myanmar border was conducted as part of an ongoing effort to improve reproductive health, particularly maternal mortality, . In our study, the main reason given by women who had favourable attitude towards family planning was, that it limits the family and reduces expenditure. As per the present study, practice of family planning was %, whereas use of contraceptives was reported % by NFHS-III India, % by Renjhen et al. and % by Shrivastava et al.

      Get this from a library! Family planning in Mexico D.F.: a study into the knowledge, attitudes and practice of women in Mexico City, comparing data from. A Knowledge, Attitude and Practices (KAP) survey is a quantitative method (predefined questions formatted in standardized questionnaires) that provides access to quantitative and qualitative information. KAP surveys reveal misconceptions or misunderstandings that may represent obstacles to the activities that we would like to implement and potential barriers to behavior change. Note that a KAP.


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Study of knowledge about, attitude towards, and practice of family planning in Zambia by Muhammad Raushan Ali Download PDF EPUB FB2

A survey of married women living in rural areas of Sarawak showed that 86% of them of had knowledge of family planning and 85% expressed a favourable attitude towards it. Of the total sample, 46% were using some form of contraception; the pill was the most popular method and was used by 76% of the women practising : C.K.

Lam. Conclusion: The prevalence of family planning practice in this community was relatively low. As for short birth spacing, the prevalence was low compared to some other studies locally, but higher than findings from other countries.

In addition, the knowledge and attitude towards family planning practice were still inadequate in the community of. A survey was conducted to study the Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice (KAP) of and practice of family planning in Zambia book planning in a community located in Banteay Meanchey, where unmet contraceptive need is highest.

Structured interviews were performed with married women in rural Cambodia, selected through a simple random sampling method. comprehensive family planning services Selected Family Planning Accomplishments Family Planning for Youth While premarital relations are considered taboo by many, Zambia has a high rate of teen pregnancy and the young mothers usually cease their education.

Offering family planning to adolescents is key to keeping Zambian girls in school. The present study aimed to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning methods to enhance the contraceptive practice in the rural community in future.

Results showed that the knowledge for contraception was 81% as compared to % and 99% in studies. Soc. Sci. Med. Vol. 18, No. 10, pp.Printed in Great Britain KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF FAMILY PLANNING IN HAUSA WOMEN NAGHMA REHAN Medical Superintendent In-Charge, Public Health Research Unit, Ministry of Health, P.M.

BagKatsina, Kaduna State, Nigeria Abstract-A KAP (knowledge, attitude and practice) survey was conducted. Almost 65% of the Tanzanian population is under the age of 24 and almost 20 % of the population is aged years. Yet, this important group faces many significant health challenges, such as early sexual debut, early pregnancies, risky behaviours and sexually transmitted infections.

The objective of this study was to assess knowledge, attitudes and practices on family planning services among. A cross-sectional study to assess the knowledge, practice, and impact of family planning among pregnant women attending ante-natal care services at Woreda 23 Health Center in Addis Ababa was.

[20] % of respondents had knowledge about family planning in a study in Sudan. attitudes and contraceptive practice as well as factors related to contraceptive use in Jimma zone, Ethiopia.

The paragraphs, which follow, describe the knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning among the fishermen as also the number of children ever born.

Knowledge about family planning methods Table 1 presents a distribution of the respondents by their knowledge of contraception. A study by Westoff and Bankole () using DHS-II data indicated that lack of information about family planning, opposition to family planning, and ambivalence about future childbearing were the principal factors responsible for unmet need for family planning.

Student number: DECLARATION I declare that KNOWLEDGE, PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES REGARDING CONTRACEPTION AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL LEARNERS IN THE LIMPOPO PROVINCE is my own work and that all the sources that I have used or quoted have been indicated and acknowledged by means of complete references and that this work.

Natural family planning methods provide a unique option for committed couples. Advantages include the lack of medical adverse effects and. THE UTILIZATION OF FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES AMONG WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV IN TANZANIA JEAN GILLEARD LYATUU Development Policy & Practice/ Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

A literature review on factors effecting the utilization of family planning services Among Women Living With HIV in Tanzania. and guidance towards my studies and knowledge. KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF WOMEN TOWARDS FAMILY PLANNING METHODS.

IN TAFILA-JORDAN. Najla Nour Thalji, RSN* ABSTRACT Objective: To assess women’s knowledge, practice, and attitude towards family planning methods, and the factors that could affect their use. Background: Family planning services have been free of charge and available in all the health facilities in the Gambia since yet contraceptive prevalence is only % and even 6% in some areas.

Since the last census inthere existed no available data on married couples’ contraception ives:To explore married couples’ family planning knowledge, attitudes, and. This study explored the prevalence of use and knowledge and attitudes towards family planning among rural Jordanian women.

A descriptive study was conducted with ever-married women aged years in a household survey of 29 villages in the southern region of Jordan. This study examines knowledge of and attitudes about family planning and its use by a convenience sample of men in Ghana.

It considers sociocultural factors such as spousal communication and cultural misconceptions about family planning that contribute to the low level of male involvement in use of contraceptives by men in Ghana.

in Nigerians’ knowledge of and attitudes toward family planning. 6 These studies, however, did not examine the association between attitudes toward contraception and its use. In the – Nigerian Fer-tility Survey, only 34% of all women re-ported that they had heard of any family planning.

Keywords: Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Contraceptives, Family Planning. Introduction Reproductive health occupies a central position in the nature of health as well as the development of a given population. However, the critical events of reproductive health are usually found in women who, due to their biological.

Family planning is the practice of controlling the number of children one should have and the intervals between their births particularly, by means of contraceptives or voluntary ing to the Demographic Health Survey, the Total Fertility Rate (TFR) for Zambia stood at children per woman which is still high for is against this background that Family.It is hoped that the results of the study will ascertain nurses’ attitude, knowledge and experience in the domain of comfort care of the dying in Ireland and indicate what interventions are needed through education, training and management.

It is hoped that the research findings will also highlight the necessity for planning on.A descriptive study, using a pre-tested, self administered semi-structured questionnaires developed by the research team was chosen to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of contraception among male and female public secondary school students in Ekpoma.

The study population consisted of male and female junior secondary III (JS.