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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/579082
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Research Study
Level of Evidence:
Other
Research Approach:
Other
Title:
Contraception
Author(s):
Elia, Clifford; Samuel, Johnscy; Kasekar, Pratidnya; Joseph, Racchel; Raju, Reshma
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Non-member
Advisors:
Abraham, Raymol
Abstract:

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM:

A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON THE PERCEPTION AND PRACTICE OF SELECTED CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS AMONG TARGET POPULATION IN  THE SELECTED AREAS OF MUMBAI.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To assess the perception of the target population regarding the selected contraceptive methods.
  • To analyse the practises of the target population regarding the use of contraceptive methods in them.
  • To associate the scores of practices of the target population regarding the use of selected contraceptive method with their perception score.

 

RESEARCH DESIGN

The study aims at finding out the perception & practices of  selected contraceptives among  the target population, hence the descriptive design was considered to be appropriate & therefore accepted.

 

SAMPLING TECHNIQUE AND SAMPLE SIZE:-

Convenient Purposive sampling technique was used. Sample size was 40.

 

SETTING :-

Bhandup and Mulund, Mumbai.

 

TOOLS &TECHNIQUE

Technique Used:- Interview technique is used.

Tool :- Tool consists of three sections.

                Section 1:- Demographic Data

Section 2:- Perception related questions.

          Section 3:- Practice related questions.

 

 

FINDINGS OF THE STUDY.

Demographic data:

  • In our study 70% respondents are female & 30% respondents are males.
  • Majority belongs to Hindu religion & only  20% belongs to Christian religion.
  • Majority of the respondents falls in the age group of 33 – 38yrs i.e.37.5%.
  • Majority of respondents have completed their secondary education i.e. 27%.
  • Most of the respondents are married for more than 14yrs.

Findings about perception

  • Overall, 64% people have positive perception towards contraceptions.
  • It  shows that 71.5% agree, that religion is not a barrier for contraception use . However, 58.5% respondents think that contraceptives are expensive.
  • It also shows that 85.5% respondents approve use of contraception & 89% respondents agree that contraceptives are effective for avoiding pregnancy.

 Findings about practice:

In regard to practice, study shows that condoms are used 100% effectively, 69.23%  for Oral Pills and 42.85%  for IUD’s.

 

Correlation coefficient between perception and practice is positively correlated i.e., r= 0.2 and P<0.0001. It is statistically significant at 0.05% .

 

CONCLUSION

                    Being the second most populous country in the world, India has strategies to stabilise population which in turn hinders the socio economic development of the country. In this current situation contraceptives have emerged as the widely used method to stabilise the population. According to this study the respondents have positive perception towards contraception which reflects in their practice. But still the aim of stabilising population is not yet attained.

 

Keywords:
Contraception
MeSH:
Contraception
Repository Posting Date:
2-Oct-2015
Date of Publication:
2-Oct-2015
Citation:
Elia, C., Samuel, J., Kasekar, P., Joseph, R., & Raju, R. (2015). Contraception. Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository. Retrieved from: http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579082
Note:
This work has been approved through a peer-review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.; This is a research project by 5 Basic B.Sc. nursing students under the guidance of Ms. Raymol Abraham, Principal Research Guide at The Fortis Institute of Nursing, Mumbai, India
Grantor:
The Fortis Institute of Nursing, Mumbai
Degree:
Basic B.Sc. Nursing
Degree Year:
2015

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dc.language.isoenen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typeResearch Studyen
dc.evidence.levelOtheren
dc.research.approachOtheren
dc.titleContraceptionen
dc.contributor.authorElia, Clifforden
dc.contributor.authorSamuel, Johnscyen
dc.contributor.authorKasekar, Pratidnyaen
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, Racchelen
dc.contributor.authorRaju, Reshmaen
dc.contributor.departmentNon-memberen
dc.contributor.advisorAbraham, Raymolen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/579082en
dc.description.abstract<p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM</span>:</strong></p> <p><strong>A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY ON THE PERCEPTION AND PRACTICE OF SELECTED CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS AMONG TARGET POPULATION IN  THE SELECTED AREAS OF MUMBAI.</strong></p> <p></p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">OBJECTIVES:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li>To assess the perception of the target population regarding the selected contraceptive methods.</li> <li>To analyse the practises of the target population regarding the use of contraceptive methods in them.</li> <li>To associate the scores of practices of the target population regarding the use of selected contraceptive method with their perception score.</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;"> </span></strong></p> <p><strong>RESEARCH DESIGN</strong></p> <p>The study aims at finding out the perception & practices of  selected contraceptives among  the target population, hence the descriptive design was considered to be appropriate & therefore accepted.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SAMPLING TECHNIQUE AND SAMPLE SIZE:-</strong></p> <p>Convenient Purposive sampling technique was used. Sample size was 40.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>SETTING :-</strong></p> <p>Bhandup and Mulund, Mumbai.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>TOOLS &TECHNIQUE </strong></p> <p>Technique Used:- Interview technique is used.</p> <p>Tool :- Tool consists of three sections.</p> <p>                Section 1:- Demographic Data</p> <p>Section 2:- Perception related questions.</p> <p>          Section 3:- Practice related questions.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"> </span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">FINDINGS OF THE STUDY</span></strong>.</p> <p><strong>Demographic data:</strong></p> <ul> <li>In our study 70% respondents are female & 30% respondents are males.</li> <li>Majority belongs to Hindu religion & only  20% belongs to Christian religion.</li> <li>Majority of the respondents falls in the age group of 33 – 38yrs i.e.37.5%.</li> <li>Majority of respondents have completed their secondary education i.e. 27%.</li> <li>Most of the respondents are married for more than 14yrs.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Findings about perception</strong></p> <ul> <li>Overall, 64% people have positive perception towards contraceptions.<strong></strong></li> <li>It  shows that 71.5% agree, that religion is not a barrier for contraception use . However, 58.5% respondents think that contraceptives are expensive.</li> <li>It also shows that 85.5% respondents approve use of contraception & 89% respondents agree that contraceptives are effective for avoiding pregnancy.</li> </ul> <p> <strong>Findings about practice:</strong></p> <p>In regard to practice, study shows that condoms are used 100% effectively, 69.23%  for Oral Pills and 42.85%  for IUD’s.</p> <p> </p> <p>Correlation coefficient between perception and practice is positively correlated i.e., r= 0.2 and P<0.0001. It is statistically significant at 0.05% .</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p><strong>CONCLUSION</strong></p> <p>                    Being the second most populous country in the world, India has strategies to stabilise population which in turn hinders the socio economic development of the country. In this current situation contraceptives have emerged as the widely used method to stabilise the population. According to this study the respondents have positive perception towards contraception which reflects in their practice. But still the aim of stabilising population is not yet attained.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p>en
dc.subjectContraceptionen
dc.subject.meshContraceptionen
dc.date.available2015-10-02T19:18:25Zen
dc.date.issued2015-10-02en
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-02T19:18:25Zen
dc.identifier.citationElia, C., Samuel, J., Kasekar, P., Joseph, R., & Raju, R. (2015). Contraception. Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository. Retrieved from: http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579082en
dc.identifier.citationElia, C., Samuel, J., Kasekar, P., Joseph, R., & Raju, R. (2015). Contraception. Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository. Retrieved from: http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/579082en
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a peer-review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.en
dc.description.noteThis is a research project by 5 Basic B.Sc. nursing students under the guidance of Ms. Raymol Abraham, Principal Research Guide at The Fortis Institute of Nursing, Mumbai, Indiaen
thesis.degree.grantorThe Fortis Institute of Nursing, Mumbaien
thesis.degree.levelBasic B.Sc. Nursingen
thesis.degree.year2015en
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