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Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India

Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Parveen Singh, Riya Gupta, Najma Akhtar, Chandini Gupta, Pawan Sharma.

Abstract
Background: Despite decades of formulating and implementing the National Family Welfare Programme, India, has still not attained the desired level of contraception usage.

Objective: The present study aimed to assess the contraception awareness, practices and its determinants among rural eligible couples in Jammu district.

Material and Methods: The present cross-sectional and observational study was conducted among 270 eligible couples in three villages of Kot Bhalwal block which were selected randomly.

Results: Three-fifth of the study population were young adults in 20-29 years age group residing in nuclear families with only

Key words: Contraception; Awareness; Practices; Eligible Couples


 
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Gupta RK, Singh P, Gupta R, Akhtar N, Gupta C, Sharma P. Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2017; 6(10): 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



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Gupta RK, Singh P, Gupta R, Akhtar N, Gupta C, Sharma P. Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. www.scopemed.org/?mno=276348 [Access: October 24, 2017]. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



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Gupta RK, Singh P, Gupta R, Akhtar N, Gupta C, Sharma P. Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. Int J Med Sci Public Health. 2017; 6(10): 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



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Gupta RK, Singh P, Gupta R, Akhtar N, Gupta C, Sharma P. Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. Int J Med Sci Public Health. (2017), [cited October 24, 2017]; 6(10): 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



Harvard Style

Gupta, R. K., Singh, P., Gupta, R., Akhtar, N., Gupta, C. & Sharma, P. (2017) Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. Int J Med Sci Public Health, 6 (10), 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



Turabian Style

Gupta, Rajiv Kumar, Parveen Singh, Riya Gupta, Najma Akhtar, Chandini Gupta, and Pawan Sharma. 2017. Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health , 6 (10), 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



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Gupta, Rajiv Kumar, Parveen Singh, Riya Gupta, Najma Akhtar, Chandini Gupta, and Pawan Sharma. "Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 6 (2017), 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Gupta, Rajiv Kumar, Parveen Singh, Riya Gupta, Najma Akhtar, Chandini Gupta, and Pawan Sharma. "Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India." International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health 6.10 (2017), 1543-1547. Print. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Gupta, R. K., Singh, P., Gupta, R., Akhtar, N., Gupta, C. & Sharma, P. (2017) Contraceptive use: Its prevalence, awareness, practices and determinants in a rural population of Northern India. International Journal of Medical Science and Public Health , 6 (10), 1543-1547. doi:10.5455/ijmsph.2017.0824606092017



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