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Demographic assessment on vasectomy clients of Sankhuwasabha Nepal.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15024777     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This paper presents the demographic status of vasectomy clients in Sankhuwasabha district in Eastern Nepal based on the 427 face-sheets taken at camps in district during 3 consecutive years. More than half (55.0%) of the clients were Brahmin and Chhetri. Major occupation of clients was agriculture (73.7%) with a literacy rate of 83.0%. Mean age of vasectomy clients and their wives was 32.5 and 28.7 years, respectively. Average number of children of a client was 3.2. Age of youngest male child was 4.7 years and youngest female child was 3.9 years. Of the total, 55.8% couples have had used temporary contraceptives before having vasectomy. As a part screening procedure, blood pressure of more than half clients (54.6%) was measured and found to be within normal range.
Authors:
Nawaraj Subba
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ     Volume:  5     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Nepal Med Coll J     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-17     Completed Date:  2004-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101129937     Medline TA:  Nepal Med Coll J     Country:  Nepal    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
nrsubba@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Contraception Behavior
Cross-Sectional Studies
Ethnic Groups
Family Characteristics
Female
Humans
Male
Nepal
Occupations
Socioeconomic Factors
Vasectomy*

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