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Title: Factors Affecting Acceptance of Intra Uterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) among Women Family Planning Users in Five Health Centers of
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Girma Lema (Dr)
Lemlem, Yeheyes
Keywords: Factors Affecting Acceptance of IUCD
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis was to asses Factors Affecting Acceptance of IUCD among women Family Planning Users in Addis Ababa. Cross-sectional survey was carried out. The study was based on 375 representative sample size of non-users of IUCD between 19-49 years. Results indicated that (94.1%) respondents had information and were familiar about family planning through media and health professionals. This study also revealed that respondent’s level of knowledge towards IUCD and other method of contraceptive method was high. Age of a woman was found to be statistically different in having information in IUCD. On the other hand, there was no statistical difference in marital status in having information regarding to IUCD. Religion had no effect on the level of IUCD usage. Women's level of education was found to be a basic determinant for only IUCD insertion in to the uterus. This study also indicated that income level was found to be a determinant factor for having information on IUCD, its usage and insertion. In conclusion, lack of in-depth knowledge about IUCD was the major limitation that influence IUCD usage. Therefore, strengthening knowledge of IUCD that include its effectiveness, insertion and removal process, risks, benefits, effect on fertility, menstrual effects and length of use may increase the proficiency of women who need effective contraceptive device.
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