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Perceptions towards family planning – a study on tribal women from Andhra Pradesh.

  title={Perceptions towards family planning – a study on tribal women from Andhra Pradesh.},
  author={G Lakshmi and Sambasiva Rr and L. Giridhar},
  journal={Indian Journal of Maternal and Child Health},
Research question: What is the attitude of the tribal women about temporary and permanent birth control methods? Settings and Design: The study was conducted at random among Savara and Jatapu tribes of Srikakulam district Andhra Pradesh. Materials and methods: Data were collected from 602 lactating women age ranges between 15-49 years through in-depth interview method. Results: To control the births 22.5% (n= 66) of savaras and 26.2% (n=81) of Jatapus adopted either temporary or permanent birth… 

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