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  1. Prevalence of contraception used among Saudi Arabian women.

    Article - En anglais


    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

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0506051

    Code Inist : 002B20A01. Création : 22/03/2000.