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Title: Knowledge and attitudes about contraception among postnatal Mothers at Castle Street hospital for Women,Colombo
Authors: WEERARATNE, MS
Keywords: Contraception
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo: PGIM.
Citation: WEERARATNE, MS, Knowledge and attitudes about contraception among postnatal Mothers at Castle Street hospital for Women,Colombo, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo PGIM, 2004: p.
Abstract: A Considerable propotion (14.1) of participants could not name at least a single method of contraception.The most importent factor regarding the contraception knowledge is the visit by the PHM.Responders were more knowledgeble about modern methods than traditional methods.The type of the local geverment where the respondent is living level of education and the montly family income were associated with the knowledge on contraceptives.Tamil and moor ethnicity and hindu and islam religion were associated with the poor knowledge on contraception.Hospitals and privet dispenseries are underutilized for provition of knowledge regarding contraceptives and this has to be improved.
Description: Dissertation: Dip. (Reproductive Health), Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, Colombo: PGIM, 2004.
URI: http://imsear.hellis.org/handle/123456789/127848
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