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Attitudes of couples towards withdrawal method in birth control


Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the attitudes of couples towards withdrawal method. Materials and Methods: 245 couples (490 individuals) between the ages 15-49 who use the withdrawal method took part in the study. Data was collected using a questionnaire and the Withdrawal Method Attitude Scale were used for data collection.. Results: The study shows that average scores and positive attitudes towards the withdrawal method was higher in women than men, higher in people with lower levels of education than high levels of education. The differences in all cases were statistically significant. Women also recorded higher scores and more positive attitudes than men when it came to the five sub dimensions of the withdrawal method attitude scale and the differences between them were statically significant. Conclusion: This study provides important information for health professionals, due to the positive attitudes of couples towards the withdrawal method. It is recommended that the withdrawal method should be integrated into the education and consultancy services provided in the field of family planning.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Cukurova Medical Journal
  • Yıl : 2019
  • DOI : 10.17826/cumj.444467
  • Cilt : 44
  • ISSN : 2602-3032
  • Sayı : 3
  • eISSN : 2602-3040
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 794-803
  • IO Kayıt No : 102730
  • Yayıncı : Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi