Journal article

Use of traditional contraceptive methods in India & its socio-demographic determinants.

Faujdar Ram, Chander Shekhar, Biswabandita Chowdhury

The Indian Journal of Medical Research | Published : 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: The high use of traditional contraceptive methods may have health repercussions on both partners. High failure rate, lack of protection from sexually transmitted diseases are some of the examples of these repercussions. The aim of this study was to understand the level, trends, pattern, volume and socio-demographic determinants of using traditional contraceptive methods in the Indian context. METHODS: Percentages, per cent distribution, cross-tabulation and multinomial logistic regression analyses were carried out. The data from the three rounds of National Family Health survey (NFHS) were used. The unit level District Level Household Survey (2007-2008) were mainly u..

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