Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Family Planning Methods Among Postpartum Women At The 37 Military Hospital Of Ghana

 

ABSTRACT

Introduction: The spacing of children is a foremost public health issue worldwide due to its consequence on maternal and neonatal health as well as development as a whole. Childbirth within the first two years after delivery considered highly risky, this notwithstanding, most women do not pay attention to family planning (FP) usage as the record show a low patronage of family planning services by postpartum women leading to pregnancies at shorter intervals than recommended.

Objective: The study established factors that influence the use of FP methods among postpartum women accessing health care at 37 Military Hospital.

Method: A cross-sectional study that adopted a quantitative approach was employed in the study. Coded structured questionnaire was used to collect the needed data. Consecutive sampling method was used to select 418 participants for the study. Descriptive statistics was done by computing means, median, frequencies and proportions. Bivariate and multi variable analysis were done to establish associations and degree of associations between the outcome variable (utilisation of Postpartum Family Planning). Statistical significance was set at p

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APA

OWUSU-AIDOO, P (2021). Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Family Planning Methods Among Postpartum Women At The 37 Military Hospital Of Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-utilisation-of-family-planning-methods-among-postpartum-women-at-the-37-military-hospital-of-ghana

MLA 8th

OWUSU-AIDOO, PATIENCE "Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Family Planning Methods Among Postpartum Women At The 37 Military Hospital Of Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-utilisation-of-family-planning-methods-among-postpartum-women-at-the-37-military-hospital-of-ghana. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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OWUSU-AIDOO, PATIENCE . "Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Family Planning Methods Among Postpartum Women At The 37 Military Hospital Of Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Apr. 2021. Web. 12 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-utilisation-of-family-planning-methods-among-postpartum-women-at-the-37-military-hospital-of-ghana >.

Chicago

OWUSU-AIDOO, PATIENCE . "Factors Influencing the Utilisation of Family Planning Methods Among Postpartum Women At The 37 Military Hospital Of Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 12, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-the-utilisation-of-family-planning-methods-among-postpartum-women-at-the-37-military-hospital-of-ghana