To provide information on contraceptive knowledge, use, and source of contraception and current pregnancy desire.
The Contraceptive Prevalence Survey was conducted in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia in a sample of currently married women aged 14-49 years.
The survey findings indicate that, knowledge of at least one family planning method is extensive, 93% had heard of at least one method.
Thirty nine percent of married women use one method of family planning.
Only 26% were using an effective method at the time of survey.
Health education is needed in the field of family planning.
Mots-clés Pascal : Contraception, Femelle, Homme, Arabie Saoudite, Asie, Prévalence, Epidémiologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Contraception, Female, Human, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Prevalence, Epidemiology
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0506051
Code Inist : 002B20A01. Création : 22/03/2000.