Manuscript Writing Service
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2018, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part B

Knowledge, attitude, practice of contraceptive methods at ART centre, RIMS, Raichur Karnataka
Author(s): Dr. Rashmi MB, Dr. Nandini and Dr. Revathi
Abstract: Objective: To assess the knowledge, attitude, practice and preferences on contraceptive methods among the HIV positive females, to determine the association between knowledge and attitude on contraceptive methods with the variables.
Materials and methods: A Descriptive survey of 200 HIV positive females between 18- 45 year of age were done using a structured knowledge questionnaire, structured attitude scale and opinionnaire on practice and preference during the month of January 2016 to June 2016 at RIMS, Raichur district, Karnataka.
Results: It was shown that 44% were of 31-40 years of age, 96% were Hindus, only 8% had higher secondary education, 55% were house wives, 37% had family monthly income below 7500 rupees, 94% were aware about contraceptive methods and the major source of information was through ASHA/ANM. 46% of patients knew of more than one contraceptive method.24% used condom and only 7% used cu-t as contraceptive measures. 89% were married, 3% were divorcee and 8% were widower. There was significant association between age and knowledge about contraception (p=0.0485). There was highly significant association between education (p=0.0006), income (p=0.0001), occupation (p=0.0001) against the use of methods of contraception. There was highly significant association between age (p=0.0017), education (p=0.0001), income (p=0.0001) with practice of contraceptive methods.
Conclusion: The study showed that majority of the females had moderate knowledge and favourable attitude.
Pages: 102-106 | 567 Views | 159 Downloads
Download Full Article: Click Here
How to cite this article:
Dr. Rashmi MB, Dr. Nandini and Dr. Revathi. Knowledge, attitude, practice of contraceptive methods at ART centre, RIMS, Raichur Karnataka. International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2018; 2(4): 102-106.
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology