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  1. Attitude towards family planning in Dharan, east Nepal : implications for the family planning programme.

    Article - En anglais

    A survey of the knowledge, attitude and practice of family planning was conducted in Dharan, Nepal.

    The town offers a full range of family planning services free of charge.

    There was a strong desire to limit family size; 52-5% of couples were currently using some modern method of family planning.

    Of the current users, 62-3% had been sterilized, including 92-3% of those in the lowest socioeconomic group.

    Health risks and incompleteness of the family were the most common reasons for non-use of contraception, the latter reason reflecting ignorance of the temporary nature of some methods.

    There was a strong preference for male children and couples rarely used contraception until at least one son had been born.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Planning familial, Homme, Femelle, Attitude, Contraception, Népal, Education sanitaire, Article synthèse, Programme sanitaire, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Family planning, Human, Female, Attitude, Contraception, Nepal, Health education, Review, Sanitary program, Asia

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

    Cote : 94-0075613

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.