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Attitude and Practice of Egyptian Married Women toward Contraceptive Methods Use as Atrial of Encouraging Campaign “Two Children Enough”

1Maternal and Neonatal Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Egypt

2Family and Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Egypt


American Journal of Nursing Research. 2020, Vol. 8 No. 5, 483-494
DOI: 10.12691/ajnr-8-5-1
Copyright © 2020 Science and Education Publishing

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Walaa H. Ibrahim, Shiamaa G. Hassan, Walaa H. Abdel-fatah, Aml A. Mohamed. Attitude and Practice of Egyptian Married Women toward Contraceptive Methods Use as Atrial of Encouraging Campaign “Two Children Enough”. American Journal of Nursing Research. 2020; 8(5):483-494. doi: 10.12691/ajnr-8-5-1.

Correspondence to: Aml  A. Mohamed, Family and Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Egypt. Email: rana@aun.edu.eg

Abstract

Background: Egypt's population encroach 100 million, the government is trying to change the people's minds. The government launched a family planning campaign "two children enough" to challenge the traditions of large families in rural Egypt. Family planning is a main point to control growth of population and promoting maternal and child health Aim: to assess attitude and practice of Egyptian married women toward using contraceptive methods to encourage campaign "two-children enough". And compare between attitude and practice of women who had <3 children and those who had ≥3 children. Methods: descriptive research design conducted at antenatal outpatient clinic of Woman's Health Hospital, Assiut University. A total number of 500 women recruited for the study which divided into two groups; group1 (250 women who had <3 children) and group2 (250 women who had ≥3 children). An interview questionnaire that divided into three parts was used. Results: it was found that the majority of studied women (82.8%) in group1 and (74.0%) in group2 agreed with the campaign with highly statistical significant difference between both groups p-value 0.001. Conclusion: the majority of the women in both group had a positive attitude toward family planning methods. Recommendations: The need for an educational programme for both the healthcare providers and the nursing women and media awareness campaigns should be tailored to encourage campaign.

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