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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part G (2021)

A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraceptive among couple from selected urban areas of Pune city

A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraceptive among couple from selected urban areas of Pune city

Author(s)
Nazakat Manzoor and Vinata Jamdade
Abstract
Title: Assess the Knowledge and Attitude Regarding Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA) Contraceptive Among Couple.
Objectives: Assess the knowledge and attitude regarding use of Depot Medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) among couple.
Materials and Methods: A quantitative descriptive research design is used in this research study. A Non-Probability Purposive sampling technique was used. Total 80 samples were included in the study. Self-structured questionnaire was prepared to assess the knowledge and Likert scale was used to assess attitude regarding Depot Medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA). The collected data were analysed by using descriptive and inferential statistics and Chi- square test was used to associate the demographic variables with knowledge and attitude regarding.
Result: The findings revealed that, 51.3% belonged to the 26-30 year of age group. 55% had completed Secondary education, 56.3% participants were doing Private job, 70% were having 1 child. 70% participants were using condom, 91.3% couple using contraceptive on regular basis. Majority (56.25%), of the couples had an average knowledge, &87.50% of couples have Positive attitude towards Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA) among couple in selected urban areas of Pune city.
Conclusion: In this study, majority of couple have Average knowledge and positive attitude regarding use of Depot Medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) among couple. Thus, awareness is required to motivate more and more couple to use Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA).
Pages: 420-422  |  643 Views  109 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Nazakat Manzoor, Vinata Jamdade. A study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) contraceptive among couple from selected urban areas of Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(3):420-422. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2021.v7.i3g.8441
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