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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

A study to assess the knowledge regarding post-partum intrauterine contraceptive device (PPIUCD) among post-natal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune city

Author(s):
Manisha Gadade, Axa C Sajan, Julekha Ansari, Ratnabai Bhavi, Axa Mariam Jolly and Bhavya Choubsia
Abstract:
Background: Unwanted pregnancies are a major public health problem for both developing and developed nations, which generally results from ineffective use of contraceptives and end up in induced abortions. Postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device is a lacerative postpartum family planning method which provides effective reversible contraception to women.
Objectives: To assess the knowledge regarding postpartum intrauterine contraceptive device and to associate the knowledge with the selected demographic variables.
Material and Method: The research adopted for the study is Quantitative approach and the research design is Non Experimental Descriptive Survey Method. Using Non Probability Sampling Technique 100 postnatal mothers from two hospitals in Pune City were included in the study. Data were collected using a self-structured questionnaire and are analyzed using Frequency, Percentage and Fisher Exact Method.
Result: Among 100 postnatal mothers 58% were having Average knowledge, 38% of the postnatal mothers having Good knowledge and only 4% of the postnatal mothers having Poor knowledge regarding Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device. In association, there is no any association between knowledge score and demographic variable except source of information at0.05level of significance.
Conclusion: The level of knowledge about Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device of our study population is 58%.
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How to cite this article:
Manisha Gadade, Axa C Sajan, Julekha Ansari, Ratnabai Bhavi, Axa Mariam Jolly, Bhavya Choubsia. A study to assess the knowledge regarding post-partum intrauterine contraceptive device (PPIUCD) among post-natal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune city. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):200-202.

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