UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS OF CONTRACEPTIVE USE AMONG WOMEN IN INDONESIA
Wati, Dwi Martiana
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Family Planning is part of the basic rights of individuals and families. Through family planning, an individual or a family has opportunities for planning their family life by limiting pregnancies and spacing births. If family planning is done properly, it will increase the possibilities for improving mothers’ and children’s health, even improving family welfare. But in fact, the family planning program in Indonesia is still encountered many hindrances, whether internal or external barriers. One of that hindrances is the unmet need. The high unmet need will allow unintended pregnancies which could lead to an increasing abortion, which in turn will increase MMR and IMR. If this condition is not immediately get serious handling, the SDGs will not be achieved. One effort that can be done to overcome these problems is to determine barriers faced in family planning program. IDHS is national survey that can provide demographic and reproductive health data, including family planning program. This research was intended to analyze determinants of barriers of contraceptive use, especially among women. Chi-square test showed a significant association between contraceptive use and age group as well as literacy among women, educational attainment, profession, wealth index, women’s autonomy, access to the media, including media that conveyed about family planning. Finally, visiting of family planning clerk also had significant association with contraceptive use.
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