Factors determining the choice of contraceptive methods at the Family Planning Clinic, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

@article{Konje1998FactorsDT,
  title={Factors determining the choice of contraceptive methods at the Family Planning Clinic, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.},
  author={Justin C Konje and F Oladini and Emmanuel O. Otolorin and Oladapo Ladipo},
  journal={The British journal of family planning},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={
          107-10
        }
}
In a study of 2000 women volunteers seeking contraceptive services at the Family Planning Clinic (FPC), University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria, 66.2 per cent chose the intrauterine device (IUD) making it the most common method of contraception. Factors influencing choice of contraceptive methods were advice from friends and family members, intended duration of use and information from the media. Ignorance, fear and unfounded cultural beliefs were factors responsible for the delay in… CONTINUE READING

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