Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Emergency Contraception Among Female Students At Kampala International University-Western Campus

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ABSTRACT 

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to estimate the general knowledge, attitude and practice of Emergency Contraception (EC) among female students at Kampala International University-Western Campus. METHOD: A questionnaire was constructed to assess knowledge, attitudes and practice of EC. There were 217 female students approached and each filled a questionnaire which was used to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of EC. RESULTS: 67% of the female students knew about ECs while 33% didn’t know. Majority 40% obtained the information from health education/lecture. Those that knew about EC where assessed further for knowledge attitude and practice. The generally knowledge about EC was fair at 47%. The attitude toward EC was positive and the practice of EC was generally low at only 4%. There was a significant number of students with poor knowledge about EC of 31%. CONCLUSION: The general level of knowledge about ECs was fair. The general attitude of students towards ECs was positive. The practice of EC was low at only 4%. This study will help policy-makers by providing evidence-based knowledge to promote EC use among university students.

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APA

Edu, F (2021). Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Emergency Contraception Among Female Students At Kampala International University-Western Campus. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-attitude-and-practice-of-emergency-contraception-among-female-students-at-kampala-international-university-western-campu

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu. "Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Emergency Contraception Among Female Students At Kampala International University-Western Campus" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-attitude-and-practice-of-emergency-contraception-among-female-students-at-kampala-international-university-western-campu . Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu. "Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Emergency Contraception Among Female Students At Kampala International University-Western Campus". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-attitude-and-practice-of-emergency-contraception-among-female-students-at-kampala-international-university-western-campu >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu. "Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practice Of Emergency Contraception Among Female Students At Kampala International University-Western Campus" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 23, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-knowledge-attitude-and-practice-of-emergency-contraception-among-female-students-at-kampala-international-university-western-campu