International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 12, Part D (2018)
A study to assess the knowledge regarding temporary contraception among married women in selected areas Pune city
Dr. Anita Nawale, Rajashree Gaikwad, Megha Butala and Bharati Yadhav
India the largest demographic republic in the world possesses 2.4% of world land area and supports 16% of world population. It is the second most popular country after China with increased population has adverse effect on our per capita income more than 40% of India’s population line below the poverty line which leads to sickness and in there sickness to poverty. Population explosion has created various social problems like unemployment, our crowding illiteracy low standard of living, urban deterioration, inadequate housing, poor and inadequate nutrition. The sample size for the study was 100 married women in selected area Parvati, Bibewadi, Married women who have not given birth to the child were selected as sample who fulfilled the sampling criteria were selected.
Demographic data of the sample was statistically analyzed by using frequency and percentage it was observed that is out of 100% samples. All the participants were from 18 to 23 was 57% and 24 to 29 was 43%. Most of the participants are Higher Secondary they are 39%. 99% participants are belonging to Hindu religion. Nearly 74% participants are House wives. Most of the participants were newly married that is within 6 to 10 months (61%).34% of them did not have previous knowledge regarding temporary contraception. The major source of previous knowledge from newspaper (25%), 27% from T.V., 03% from Internet, 06% from Hospital and 01% from Anganwadi. In data majority of the participants (60%) had average knowledge regarding temporary contraception, 40% of them had good knowledge and oo% of poor knowledge regarding temporary contraception.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Anita Nawale, Rajashree Gaikwad, Megha Butala and Bharati Yadhav. A study to assess the knowledge regarding temporary contraception among married women in selected areas Pune city. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(12): 263-265.