International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2018)

Knowledge and practices of contraceptive methods among rural women: A case evidence from Coimbatore district


Dr. Kamalaveni, Saraswathy S

Every woman has the right to protect her health. In the modern world women facing more problem to protect reproductive health. Due to economic dependency and high fertility cause morbidity among them. Contraceptive practices help them to get good health. The present study discusses about the knowledge of contraceptive practices among rural women to attain reproductive rights. The present study was conducted in Thenamanallur village located in Thondamuthur Block of Coimbatore District. Based on krejeice Morgan (1970s) table the data was collected from 200 married women in the age group of 15-49 years (reproductive age). The result found that most of the respondents got married after the legal age of marriage. The respondents have good knowledge about contraception. Media plays vital role to get knowledge about contraception. But certain barriers like family pressure, fear about side effects results women unwillingness of use.
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