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dc.contributor.authorUmbeli, T.
dc.contributor.authorMukhtar, A.
dc.contributor.authorAbusalab, M.A.
dc.date.accessioned2014-06-17T07:30:23Z
dc.date.available2014-06-17T07:30:23Z
dc.date.issued2005EN
dc.identifier.issn1020-3397EN
dc.identifier.otherhttp://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1104/11_4_2005_594_600.pdfEN
dc.identifier.urihttps://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/116982
dc.description594-600EN
dc.description.abstractIn this descriptive study, the main objective was to determine the magnitude of unmet need for family planning among women of child-bearing age [‎15-49 years]‎ in Dar Assalam. Using a detailed questionnaire, we studied 530 ever-married women selected randomly through a multistage sampling technique. Current use of contraception was 21.3%. Using the Westoff model, unmet need was 30.7%. Contraceptive pills were the most commonly used method, 92%. Knowledge on contraception was 61.3% for a single method and 23.4% > or = 2 methods. Knowledge was obtained mainly from relatives, 48.6%EN
dc.language.isoenEN
dc.subjectContraception BehaviorEN
dc.subjectCross-Sectional StudiesEN
dc.subjectEducational StatusEN
dc.subjectFamily Planning ServicesEN
dc.subjectHealth Knowledge, Attitudes, PracticeEN
dc.subjectNeeds AssessmentEN
dc.subjectUrban PopulationEN
dc.subject.meshContraceptionEN
dc.titleStudy of unmet need for family planning in Dar Assalam, Sudan 2001EN
dc.relation.ispartofjournalEMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 (‎4)‎, 594-600, 2005


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