SATISFACTION LEVEL AMONG POST ABORTION CLIENTS AFTER ADOPTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD IN SARGODHA DISTRICT OF PAKISTAN

Authors

  • Saadia Maqbool Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Aliya Hisam maqboolsaadia@yahoo.com
  • Syed Fawad Mashhadi Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Saleem Ahmed Khan Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Hina Shan HITEC University, Taxilla/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Sumaira Masood Army Medical College/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan

Keywords:

Contraception, Contraceptive method, Family planning, Post abortion client, Post abortion contraception, Satisfaction level

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the satisfaction level among post abortion clients after adopting contraception and reasons of dissatisfaction.

Study Design: Cross sectional analytical study.

Place and Duration of Study: The study was carried out in three public and three private hospitals of Sargodha,from Feb 2018 to Oct 2018.

Methodology: Sample of 61 post abortion clients who adopted contraception within one month were included in the study using two stage random sampling technique. A validated client satisfaction questionnaire (CSQ-8) was used and data were analyzed using SPSS version 22.

Results: Overall, satisfaction level was high in contraceptive method adopters. Out of 61 contraceptive method adopters, 24 (39.3%) clients were very satisfied, 26 (42.6%) were satisfied and 11 (18.3%) were dissatisfied. No one was very dissatisfied. Satisfaction level was higher who adopted short term methods, 35 (92.1%) clients were either very satisfied or satisfied. Six (85.7%) clients who adopted withdrawal method expressed dissatisfaction. Type of abortion, no of contraceptive method discussed during counseling and type of contraceptive method were significantly associated with client’s satisfaction level (p-value <0.05). Fear of method failure, noncooperative attitude of health care provider, lack of information and side effects were reasons of dissatisfaction.

Conclusion: Majority of clients who adopted the contraceptive method expressed their satisfaction.

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Published

23-10-2019

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Maqbool S, Hisam A, Mashhadi SF, Khan SA, Shan H, Masood S. SATISFACTION LEVEL AMONG POST ABORTION CLIENTS AFTER ADOPTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD IN SARGODHA DISTRICT OF PAKISTAN. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2019 Oct. 23 [cited 2024 May 26];69(5):1041-46. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/3410

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