A Study On Correlation Between Fertility And Contraceptive Prevalence In Rural Community

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2004-06-30

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  • Reema Verma
  • Uday Mohan
  • V K Srivastava
  • R Chandra

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Objectives: (1)    To find the contraceptive prevalence in different reproductive age group females. (2)    What is the correlation between fertility pattern and contraceptive prevalence. Study Design : Cross sectional descriptive study. Setting : Community Development block Sarojini Nagar, Lucknow district. Study universe : Married females in reproductive age group (15-49 Years). Study variables : Age, fertility, contraceptive prevalence, education and social class. Statistical analysis : Chi Square test. Result : Contraceptive prevalence was 29.7%. It was 6.5% for women aged 15-19 year to 45.2% for women aged 35­39 years. The acceptors were analyzed based on the number of living children. 74% of the acceptors had 3 or more children as against 26% with 0 to 2 living children.

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Verma R, Mohan U, Srivastava VK, Chandra R. A Study On Correlation Between Fertility And Contraceptive Prevalence In Rural Community. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2004 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 Dec. 3];16(1):3-6. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/85

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