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Utilization of Post Abortion Family Planning and Associated Factors among Women Coming to Abortion Service in Selected Abortion Clinics at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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dc.contributor.author Kassahun, Mahlet
dc.date.accessioned 2018-12-21T08:01:49Z
dc.date.available 2018-12-21T08:01:49Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/15221
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Abortion is one of the top leading causes of maternal death in the world especially in developing countries. Unwanted pregnancies which end up in abortion occur due to contraception method of nonuse or misuse. To decrease unintended pregnancies and avoid repeated abortions advancing immediate post abortion contraception is crucial. Objective: To assess utilization of post abortion family planning and associated factors among women who came for abortion service at selected abortion clinics at Addis Ababa, 2017. Methods: Cross sectional study was conducted among a total of 459 women who came to abortion service at selected clinics using pre tested structured questionnaire from January 2017 to April 2017.A total of 5 clinics were selected purposely based on their history of abortion management. And the study participants were selected by using systematic random sampling technique. Data entry and cleaning was done with Epiinfo 3.51 then exported to SPSS software for analysis. Binary and multiple logistic regression was applied to see the association between independent variables with Post abortion family planning practice using Odds ratio, 95% confidence interval (CI) and p value ≤ 0.05 and P < 0.2 for multiple and binary logistic analysis respectively. Results: Among 459 study subjects 316 (68.8%) of respondents have utilized post abortion family planning (PAFP). Single women were five times (AOR=5.389, CI (2.413-12.034) more likely to utilize PAFP than the divorce/widowed women and also married women were found three times (AOR = 3.329, CI (1.462-7.583) more likely to accept PAFP than divorced/widowed. In this study women who did not get counseling were 99.5% (AOR = 0.005, 95%CI (0.001-0.036)) less to accept PAFP compared with women had been counseled. Conclusion: More than 68.8% of women who came for abortion care service accepted post abortion family planning. Marital status, income, PAFP information, abortion history and counseling were found to be determinant factors. As most of the clients are young, providing focused RH, youth and friendly service and family planning awareness creation activities in schools by integration of efforts among teachers, parents and MOH (RHB) and other stake holders will enable them of prevent un wanted pregnancy and abortion. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Utilization of PAFP, Ethiopia, Post abortion en_US
dc.title Utilization of Post Abortion Family Planning and Associated Factors among Women Coming to Abortion Service in Selected Abortion Clinics at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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