Knowledge Attitudes and Practices About Family Planning Among Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45) Attending Kiryandongo District Hospital

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Abstract Globally and locally in Uganda family planning is promoted to enable individuals and couples to space and limit birth. Family Planning promotion is based on demographics and health concerns and basic human rights, clients may use either artificial Family Planning or Natural Family Planning methods but none is 100% effective. This study was done to assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Family Planning in Women of Reproductive age, in Kiryandongo, and in an attempt to accomplish it four objectives that were formulated, listed below. (1) To establish the consistency and correctness of the use of the family planning methods used by women attending Kiryandongo District Hospital (2) To determine the type of birth control method they use. (3) To determine the side effects of the birth control methods used among women attending Kiryandongo District Hospital (4) To determine the major factors hindering family planning uptake among these mothers. Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted among the population of 50 females of reproductive age. Results. In this study he prevalence of FP use was higher 58.21% amongst the respondents of the area and majority 83.57% said using FP was good. Men (93.57%) were the main decision maker in the use of FP and held the opinion that having many children is prestigious and confers security to the family. Majority of the respondents acknowledged that it’s difficult to manage large unplanned families. The greatest barriers found to the use of FP were males and religion amongst respondents. Conclusion. The prevalence of FP among women where high (58.21%) and men were the main determinant for FP uses for their wives.

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ALI, O (2022). Knowledge Attitudes and Practices About Family Planning Among Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45) Attending Kiryandongo District Hospital. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-about-family-planning-among-women-of-child-bearing-age-15-45-attending-kiryandongo-district-hospital

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ALI, OSMAN "Knowledge Attitudes and Practices About Family Planning Among Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45) Attending Kiryandongo District Hospital" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-about-family-planning-among-women-of-child-bearing-age-15-45-attending-kiryandongo-district-hospital. Accessed 08 Aug. 2022.

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ALI, OSMAN . "Knowledge Attitudes and Practices About Family Planning Among Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45) Attending Kiryandongo District Hospital". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jul. 2022. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-about-family-planning-among-women-of-child-bearing-age-15-45-attending-kiryandongo-district-hospital >.

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ALI, OSMAN . "Knowledge Attitudes and Practices About Family Planning Among Women of Child Bearing Age (15-45) Attending Kiryandongo District Hospital" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-about-family-planning-among-women-of-child-bearing-age-15-45-attending-kiryandongo-district-hospital