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Research Article Volume 4 Issue 3

Prevalence, Awareness and attitude Contraceptive use Among Married Women in Ibb City, Yemen

Mawhoob N Alkadasi1*and ET Putaiah2

1Department of Chemistry, Zabid Education College, Hudaiadah University, Yemen
2Former Vice Chancellor, Gulbarga University Gulbarga, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Mawhoob N Alkadasi, Department of Chemistry, Zabid Education College, Hudaiadah University, Yemen.

Received: January 09, 2020; Published: February 24, 2020



Aim: This studies were carried out about rate of contraceptive usage, factor effecting contraceptive use and knowledge of women about the possible side effect of hormonal contraceptive on healthy married women in Alqaedah district.

Methodology: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was per-formed using a convenience sampling technique of 223 married women aged 15-49 years old and attending four hospitals in Alqaedah district Ibb city (Alqaedah hospital 85, ALgalibi clinic 35, Marystops center, 55 and Random sample 48) in the period from March to June 2019. The study Each questionnaire was composed of four parts: The first part included questions about socio-demographic characteristics; the second part included questions related to the women's knowledge of the concept and methods of family planning as well as their source of information; the third part included questions about the women's attitudes towards FP; the fourth part included questions about women's practices related to family planning.

Results: In present study found that out of the 223 married women enrolled in this study, 93 (41.7%) have practiced family planning service while 130 (58.3%) have not. Majority respondents, who used contraceptive were fell between the ages of 20-30 (53.8%), secondary levels of education (30.1%) and unemployed (75.8%). In addition, the majority of respondents had 1-4 children (85%) and from Village (67.7%). Most respondent women attending hospitals and centres and practice family planning had heard of family planning (87.1) and Moreover, 57% of respondents identified the concept of FP as birth spacing and most of them used hormonal contraceptive (67.7%). Moreover, most respondents, 35.5% and 22.6% Used combined oral contraceptive (COCs) and intrauterine contraceptive devices (ICDU), respectively and most of oral contraceptive use were Ethinyloestradiol (40.8%).
Healthcare providers were the source of information on family planning for the majority of respondents (59%) and Favourite period for pregnant stop were four-years period (61.3%). The government health facility the most frequent source of contraceptive purchased (48.4%) and doctors as contraceptive counselling (52.7%). Regarding the reasons behind to using contraceptive methods among Yemeni married women residence in Alqaedah district, most respondents 24.8% (23) and 22.6 (21) thought that easy medical counselling and most effective method and majority had Psychological disturbance (41.9%) followed by Anxiety depression, Vertigo and Headache were represented 38.7%, 37.9% and 34.5% respectively.

Conclusion: The use of contraceptive types was quietly high among the Yemeni married women and this could be due higher literacy rate among the Married women, number of children employment status have been positively correlated with high contraceptive use. The study showed knowledge gaps in the use of different methods with oral hormonal contraceptives are being in the top methods among Yemeni women, followed by the IUCD. In spite of Yemeni's success in family planning in this study, but using traditional contraception methods is still relatively low compare with modern methods.

Keywords: Prevalence; Awareness and Attitude; Contraceptive Use Among Married; Women



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Citation: Mawhoob N Alkadasi and ET Putaiah. “Prevalence, Awareness and attitude Contraceptive use Among Married Women in Ibb City, Yemen". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 4.2 (2020): 25-35.

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