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dc.contributor.advisorNaidoo, B. N.
dc.contributor.advisorMoodley, Jagidesa.
dc.creatorSingh, Suriyabala Kissoon.
dc.date.accessioned2011-02-07T07:45:50Z
dc.date.available2011-02-07T07:45:50Z
dc.date.created1995
dc.date.issued1995
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10413/2536
dc.descriptionTheses (M.Fam.Med.)-University of Natal, Durban 1995.en_US
dc.description.abstract459 Indian female patients between the ages of 16 and 50. attending the practice of the researcher were asked to complete a confidential questionnaire on the knowledge and utilisation of contraception. The results of the study revealed that the majority of the participants were literate and possessed some knowledge of contraception. The contraceptive choice was the Pill with many participants also favouring the use of the intra uterine device. Condoms were used by only ten percent of the group while the use of the injection - Depot Provera - was negligible. Most peri menopausal women had completed their families and had undergone Tubal Ligation even though a fair number had the intra uterine device in place and also had continued using the Pill as their contraceptive.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectBirth control.en_US
dc.subjectContraception.en_US
dc.subjectContraceptives.en_US
dc.subjectTheses--Family medicine.en_US
dc.titleKnowledge and utilisation of contraception in Indian females attending an urban general practice.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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