SATISFACTION LEVEL AMONG POST ABORTION CLIENTS AFTER ADOPTION OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHOD IN SARGODHA DISTRICT OF PAKISTAN
Keywords:Contraception, Contraceptive method, Family planning, Post abortion client, Post abortion contraception, Satisfaction level
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.