Perspectives Of Medical Students Of Kampala International University – Western Campus Towards The Proposed Male Contraceptive Pill

ABSTRACT

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

The perspectives of Medical Students, who will later graduate to be Health Care Providers, will generally influence how often they will use/ recommend the use of the male pill to the society. The study was done in KIU-WC in 2013(September) to investigate the perspectives of Medical Students at KIU-WC on the proposed male contraceptive pill.

BROAD OBJECTIVE

To find out the perspective of Medical Students at KIU-WC towards the proposed male contraceptive pill

STUDY METHODOLOGY

The study was carried out at KIU-WC using a descriptive cross-sectional study design. The

respondents included in the research were Medical Students studying at KIU-WC. These were students studying BMS, BNS/DNS, BPH and DCM.

DATA MANAGEMENT

Researcher-administered semi-structured questionnaires were used to interview and collect data.

The questionnaire contained open and closed ended questions. Data collected from respondents

was coded using computer software (SPSS).

RESULTS

The study generated data on the perspectives of Medical Students at KIU-WC on the proposed

male contraceptive pill prior to its introduction to the market since it would be added to the

variety of contraceptives available to the society, and health care providers greatly influence its

acceptability. According to the study 64.29% of the respondents were aware of the proposed

male pill while rest of the respondents had never heard of it. Only 44.3% would use or recommend its use, 70.0% were afraid of perceived associated side effects.

CONCLUSION

Majority of the respondents knew of the proposed male contraceptive pill. Less than half would recommend its use.

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APA

TENDE, O (2021). Perspectives Of Medical Students Of Kampala International University – Western Campus Towards The Proposed Male Contraceptive Pill. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/perspectives-of-medical-students-of-kampala-international-university-western-campus-towards-the-proposed-male-contraceptive-pill

MLA 8th

TENDE, ODUMA "Perspectives Of Medical Students Of Kampala International University – Western Campus Towards The Proposed Male Contraceptive Pill" Afribary. Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/perspectives-of-medical-students-of-kampala-international-university-western-campus-towards-the-proposed-male-contraceptive-pill. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

MLA7

TENDE, ODUMA . "Perspectives Of Medical Students Of Kampala International University – Western Campus Towards The Proposed Male Contraceptive Pill". Afribary, Afribary, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 22 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/perspectives-of-medical-students-of-kampala-international-university-western-campus-towards-the-proposed-male-contraceptive-pill >.

Chicago

TENDE, ODUMA . "Perspectives Of Medical Students Of Kampala International University – Western Campus Towards The Proposed Male Contraceptive Pill" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 22, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/perspectives-of-medical-students-of-kampala-international-university-western-campus-towards-the-proposed-male-contraceptive-pill