KAP of Modern Contraceptive Methods among Women Reproductive Age Group in Kembata Tembaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2018

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
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Volume - 8 Issue - 4                          
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Eyasu Tamru­, TesfayeYitna, Bulcha Guye
DOI :  10.14445/22490183/IJBTT-V8I4P601


MLA Style: Eyasu Tamru, TesfayeYitna, Bulcha Guye "KAP of Modern Contraceptive Methods among Women Reproductive Age Group in Kembata Tembaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2018" International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology 8.4 (2018): 1-5.

APA Style:Eyasu Tamru, TesfayeYitna, Bulcha Guye (2018). KAP of Modern Contraceptive Methods among Women Reproductive Age Group in Kembata Tembaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia, 2018. International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology, 8(4), 1-5.


Family planning is an important tool in the strategy to lower maternal death by spacing or preventing pregnancy. The objective if this research is to assess Knowledge, attitude and practice towards modern contraceptive methods among reproductive age group who attain Durame General Hospital June 2018. A descriptive cross-sectional community-based study was conducted. Single population proportion formula was used to calculated sample size with confidence interval of 95% assuring 5% marginal error. Proportion of sample size determination was used from Ethiopia Demographic and health survey conducted in 2016 on KAP of the reproductive age women on family planning methods showed that 35% used modern family planning of the method. The final sample size determined to be 312. We was used systematic random sampling procedure to select sample. We obtain complete data from 307 participants which make the response rate 98.4%. Among the total women in reproductive age group those who know modern contraceptives were about 74.9%, Attitude were 77.8% and the practice were 50.5% .The study revealed most of women known about contraceptives but their practice is low.


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