Basavva Kumbar, Asha H. Bhatakhande, Shruti Kadam
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Basavva Kumbar, Asha H. Bhatakhande, Shruti Kadam
KLE Institute of Nursing Sciences Hubball, Hubballi, Karnataka 580031, India.
Volume - 11,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2023
Human fertility is determined by several factors like age at marriage, customs, education, etc. In India, reproductive age group women are more than 248 million. Therefore, Government of India introduced several policies on family planning and recognized the importance of contraception. Intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUCDs) have been successfully used by Indian women; however, still there are some disbeliefs and misconceptions regarding its usage and also Birth Spacing is very important in child growth and development. A descriptive study was conducted among 60 married womens of selected rural area of Hubballi. The samples were selected using Non-Probability; Purposive Sampling Technique. Data was collected by interview schedule and attitude scale. Data analysis was done using descriptive and inferential statistics. Overall results of the study revealed that out of 60 subjects, 13 (22%) had good knowledge, 38 (63%) had average knowledge, and 9 (15%) had poor knowledge regarding birth spacing and use of IUCD as a temporary family planning method. In terms of attitude 14 (23%) had positive attitude, 42 (70%) had neutral attitude, and 04 (7%) had negative attitude towards birth spacing and use of IUCD as a temporary family planning method.
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Basavva Kumbar, Asha H. Bhatakhande, Shruti Kadam. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding birth spacing and use of IUCD as a temporary family planning method among the married women of selected rural area of Byahatti PHC, Dharwad district with a view to develop informational booklet. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):218-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00049
Basavva Kumbar, Asha H. Bhatakhande, Shruti Kadam. A descriptive study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding birth spacing and use of IUCD as a temporary family planning method among the married women of selected rural area of Byahatti PHC, Dharwad district with a view to develop informational booklet. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2023; 11(3):218-2. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2023.00049 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-11-3-7
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