Conocimientos y actitudes de la pareja hacia la práctica de la planificación familiar en la Selva del Perú

  title={Conocimientos y actitudes de la pareja hacia la pr{\'a}ctica de la planificaci{\'o}n familiar en la Selva del Per{\'u}},
  author={Doris de la Cruz-Pe{\~n}ar{\'a}n and Ana Langer-Glas and Bernardo Hern{\'a}ndez-Prado and Gustavo F Gonz{\'a}lez-Rengijo},
Objective. To assess the association of knowledge and attitudes about family planning (FP) with its practice in couples of the Peruvian jungle region. Material and Methods. A cross-sectional study was carried out in the jungle region in Peru (Pucallpa and Tarapoto), among 600 couples. Males were ≥15 years old and females between 15 and 49 years old, who had resided in the area for at least two years. A questionnaire was used to determine FP practices (defined as the use of modern contraceptive… CONTINUE READING