Determinants of Compliance to Family Planning Methods Among Female Teachers of Selected Primary Schools in Ogun State

Determinants of Compliance to Family Planning Methods Among Female Teachers of Selected Primary Schools in Ogun State

Author by Mr. Lawrence Agbonjimi

Journal/Publisher: Euro Global Contemporary Studies Journal (egcsj.com)

Volume/Edition: 1

Language: English

Pages: 1 - 13

Abstract

The objective of the study was to evaluate the factors affecting the compliance to family planning methods among female teachers of selected primary schools in Abeokuta South Local Government, Ogun State. A descriptive design was used for the study and a multistage sampling procedure was used to select 83 participants for the study. A self-administered questionnaire was used to gather data from research participants. Result of the study revealed that out of 83 respondents, 44.6% continuously practice family planning because it is easily affordable, 47% did not practice family planning unless their partner gives approval, 41?cepted that they cannot practice family planning until they have a male child, 10.8% did not practice because their religious inclination is against family planning, 13.3% practice family planning because of their job, 43.4% practice family planning because it is effective for them. It was also revealed that the female teachers of the selected schools obtained most of their information from media, family and friends. The factor that most influence their compliance to family planning methods is their partner’s approval. The result of the study further revealed that there was a positive relationship between the knowledge and compliance of family planning methods (r=0.799, p<0 r=0.694,>


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