KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES OF CONTRACEPTIVES AMONG FEMALES OF CHILD BEARING AGE (15 TO 49 YEARS) ATTENDING  GYNECOLOGY OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT AT ALLAMA IQBAL MEMORIAL TEACHING HOSPITAL, SIALKOT

Authors

  • Saima Chattha Consultant Gynaecologist, Chattha Hospital, Lalazar Chowk, Sialkot and Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital, Sialkot Author
  • Amyma Roy MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Urooj Khakan MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Urooj Fatima MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Rimsha Ehsan MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Maria Qurban MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Laiba Chand MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Nida Tahir MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Minahil Khan MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Danisha Mughal MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author
  • Sabeen Fatima MBBS Student, Sialkot Medical College, Sialkot Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.60127/

Keywords:

Contraceptive, Child bearing age, Gynaecology

Abstract

Objectives: To assess the Knowledge and practices of contraceptives among females of child bearing age (15-49 years) attending Gynaecology OPD. 

Methods: A Cross-Sectional Study conducted at gynae OPD of Allama Iqbal Memorial Teaching Hospital, Sialkot city 

Results: A total of 100 participants responded to the questionnaire. Of the respondents, approximately half belonged to the age group of 31-40 years with a median age of 30 years. A total of 50 respondents had completed their matriculation. Most of the participants had about 3-6 children. About 64% of the respondents had a total income between Rs.50,000 and Rs.100,000. 

Conclusion: A huge number of married women of reproductive age have some knowledge about family planning but the percentage of users is not as high. 

Published

27.03.2024

How to Cite

KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES OF CONTRACEPTIVES AMONG FEMALES OF CHILD BEARING AGE (15 TO 49 YEARS) ATTENDING  GYNECOLOGY OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT AT ALLAMA IQBAL MEMORIAL TEACHING HOSPITAL, SIALKOT. (2024). Sial Journal of Medical Sciences , 2(3), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.60127/

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