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Knowledge and attitude of males regarding birth spacing and contraception.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15989159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A cross sectional study with 368 males (husbands of women delivered at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital) revealed that 89% of them were aware of contraception. But only the meaning of birth spacing was known to 13% of them correctly. Education, income and parity were significantly associated with knowledge on birth spacing.
B S Akoijam; S D Hanjabam; U D Longjam; D N Thangjam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of public health     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0019-557X     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Public Health     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-01     Completed Date:  2005-07-25     Revised Date:  2006-02-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400673     Medline TA:  Indian J Public Health     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  30-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Community Medicine, Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Intervals*
Contraception Behavior*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Family Planning Services*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
Socioeconomic Factors
Erratum In:
Indian J Public Health. 2005 Apr-Jun;49(2):56

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