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Submitted: 15 April 2014 Modified: 16 April 2014
HERDIN Record #: NCR-OLFU-14041509184043

Adult male involvement in family planning.


The study focused on the involvement of adult male in family planning. It was also conducted to increase the awareness the males when it comes to family planning. The study utilized Quantitative research design involving 50 respondents each from urban and rural areas in the Philippines. Main findings of the study shows that younger males have positive reproductive health-making decisions, male with higher education attainment have positive reproductive health-making decisions, religion affects reproductive health-making decisions of male respondents, male respondents from urban area have positive reproductive health-making decisions as compared to respondents from the rural area.

Publication Type
Thesis/Dissertations
Specialization
Nursing
Publication Date

Objectives

This study aims to:

1. Determine ideas and perception of males regarding reproductive health, use of contraception, exact efforts practiced by males in precluding unplanned and unwanted pregnancies, determine reasons for non-use of contraceptives
2. Describe how males intended to be involved in preventing unplanned and unwanted pregnancies.

LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Our Lady of Fatima University Fulltext Print Format
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