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|Title: ||FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE ATTITUDEBEHAVIOUR RELATION IN FERTILITY CONTROL: THE CASE OF TIGRAY REGION|
|Authors: ||MULU, NEGA|
|Advisors: ||Dr. Ayele Meshesha|
|Copyright: ||Jun-1996 |
|Date Added: ||27-Nov-2012 |
|Abstract: ||The main aim of the present study was to explore the factors that
influence attitude-behaviour relation in fertility control. To this end
320 married women (aged 15 through 49 Yrs) in Tigray Region comp 7eted
questionnaire on background characteristics; contraceptive know7edge.
behaviour and attitude; coul7e camunicetion and mass media exposure;
economic-value of children and personality traits. Significant positive
relationship was found between subjects' birth control attitude and
contraceptive behaviour. The stepwise regression analysis revealed that
coupte-camuntcst ion. personality traits and education are the most powerful
predictors of birth control attitudes. Likewise. coup7e communication and
education are found to be strong predictors of contraceptive behaviour.
~NOVA resu7ts also indicated that couple-communication.personality traits
and education affect. equally. both birth control attitudes and
contraceptive behaviour. Finally. the multiple partial correlation analysis
revealed that couple-cOfTTnunicationand personality traits interchangeably
act as intermediate variables. Implications of the findings. that couple communication.
personality traits and education influence the relationship
between birth control attitudes and contraceptive behaviour. for programs
and public policy are discussed.|
|Appears in:||Thesis - Educational Psychology |
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