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  1. Prevalence of contraception used among Saudi Arabian women.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To provide information on contraceptive knowledge, use, and source of contraception and current pregnancy desire.

    Methods 

    The Contraceptive Prevalence Survey was conducted in the Western Region of Saudi Arabia in a sample of currently married women aged 14-49 years.

    Results 

    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.

    Conclusion 

    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.