Indian Journal of Public Health


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.


SP Andurkar, VB Yadav, SD Dalvi 
 Dept. of P.S.M., Govt. Medical College, Aurangabad

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

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.


How to cite this article:
Andurkar S P, Yadav V B, Dalvi S D. 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. Indian J Public Health 2006;50:45-6


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Andurkar S P, Yadav V B, Dalvi S D. 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. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Apr 9 ];50:45-6
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