Attitude towards family planning in Dharan, east Nepal : implications for the family planning programme.
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
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0075613
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.