Knowledge and attitudes towards use of long acting reversible contraceptives among women of reproductive age in Lubaga division, Kampala district, Uganda

@inproceedings{Anguzu2014KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes towards use of long acting reversible contraceptives among women of reproductive age in Lubaga division, Kampala district, Uganda},
  author={Ronald Anguzu and Raymond Tweheyo and Juliet Sekandi and Vivian Winnifred Zalwango and Christine Muhumuza and Suzan Tusiime and David M Serwadda},
  booktitle={BMC Research Notes},
  year={2014}
}
Uganda has one of the highest total fertility rates globally and in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her high fertility is mainly attributed to the high unmet need for family planning. Use of Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) is low (13%) in Uganda yet they are the most cost-effective contraceptives. This study aimed to assess the reproductive aged women’s knowledge, attitudes, and factors associated with use of LARC. A cross-sectional study was conducted involving 565 women (15–49 years… CONTINUE READING
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