ANALYSIS OF SELECTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD AMONG WOMEN IN TANZANIA
Keywords:Abortion, Postbortal Contraception, Contraception, Tanzania, Illiterate, Rural.
There are numerous methods of contraception selection and making selection among one of these method is an important decision. Commence of suitable contraception is important before starting first post-abortal menstrual period. Generally, it is required to provide individuals and couples about treatments, complications, counseling related to HIV/STI as part of post abortion care. The study is observational in nature and conducted in a hospital in Tanzanian capital. The sample included in the study was 60 patients. The results showed that among illiterate women along with those who have more than 1 living son or who have 4 or more living children prefer permanent method. We also found that contraception method is influenced by different demographic factors including living children gender, couple age, education, and income. Couples who feel that their families are completed mostly opt for permanent method of contraception. Family planning choices is also influenced by desire for a male child.
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