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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-6

Study of unment need for family planning among married women of reproductive age in urban health central field practice area of Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad.


Dept. of P.S.M., Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad

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S P Andurkar
Dept. of P.S.M., Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad

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PMID: 17193762

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A community based cross sectional study was carried out in married reproductive age group women in Urban Health Centre field practice area of Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad. The study aimed to find out extent and socio-demographic correlates of unmet need for family planning. 20.54% of married women in reproductive age had unmet need for contraception, 3.61% for spacing births and 16.93% for limiting births. The main reasons for unmet needwere, littie perceived risk of pregnancy due to perimenopausal age (32.471/o) lactation (31.16%), ignorance (12.32%) etc.


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