Contraception use and probability of continuation: community-based survey of women in southern Jordan
AbstractA community-based survey was conducted in October 2003 to investigate the determinants of contraception use and probability of 2 years continuation among ever married women of reproductive age in Karak, south Jordan. Of the 1109 participants, 61% were ever users of contraceptives in 1389 segments, median duration 24.0 months. The cumulative proportion of continuation was 92% at 6 months, 65% at 12 months and 42% at 24 months. Older age, longer duration of marriage, large number of surviving children and use of the intrauterine device independently predicted a longer duration of contraception use. Pregnancy planning [74%] was the most frequently stated reason for discontinuation. Family planning programmes should focus on reducing discontinuation and recommending methods with a higher probability of continuation
Youssef, R.M. (2005). Contraception use and probability of continuation: community-based survey of women in southern Jordan. EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 (4), 545-558, 2005 http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/116978
JournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 (4), 545-558, 2005
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