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Vol. 8, Issue 5 (2019)

A comparative study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding vasectomy among married men in selected areas of Pune district

Author(s):
Pravina Mahadalkar, Manasi Ghadge, Jensy S, Josy Joy, Jugal P and Bonny M
Abstract:
It is an operative procedure for permanent sterilization of male.
Methodology: A non-experimental descriptive study enrolling 150 married men aged between 25 up to 45 years residing in urban and rural areas of Pune Districts. Non probability purposive sampling technique was adopted. Analysis was done using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.
Results: In urban and rural area the majority of the married men having average knowledge regarding vasectomy. It was found that in urban area 54.67% of samples were having average knowledge, 12% of samples have good knowledge and 33.33% having poor knowledge regarding vasectomy. In rural area 58.66% having average knowledge, 20 of samples having poor knowledge and 21.33% samples having good knowledge regarding vasectomy. There is significant difference in knowledge regarding vasectomy between married men in urban and rural area. 78% of samples were having positive attitude in urban area and 64 % of samples were having positive attitude in rural area regarding vasectomy. There is not significant difference in attitude regarding vasectomy between married men in urban and rural area.
Conclusion: The study found that married men having average knowledge, positive attitude regarding vasectomy. The rural men had better knowledge regarding vasectomy as compared to their urban counterparts. The urban men have positive attitude towards vasectomy as compared rural men. The majority of the couples used tubectomy as permanent contraception.
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How to cite this article:
Pravina Mahadalkar, Manasi Ghadge, Jensy S, Josy Joy, Jugal P, Bonny M. A comparative study to assess the knowledge and attitude regarding vasectomy among married men in selected areas of Pune district. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(5):572-574.

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