Background: It is essential to understand various determinants of gynecological morbidities. This would help in better planning and delivery of health care services. Invasive Family planning methods carry the risk of causing reproductive tract morbidity.
Objective: To study the association between use of contraceptive methods and presence of gyneacological morbidity among urban and rural women of reproductive age group
Material and methods: One hundred and seventy six and one hundred one women from urban and rural area respectively were included in the study. Information about presence of gynaecological morbidity and use of family planning method was gathered from sampled women.
Results: The gynecological morbidity was found to be more in women using invasive method of family planning both in urban (84.1%) as well as rural area( 92.53 %). The association between use of invasive FP method and presence of gynecological morbidity was found to be statistically significant in urban area (X2 = 14.49, DF=1, P<0.001) and also in rural area(X2 =16.04, DF=1, P<0.01).
Cite this article:
Yogita Amit Hiwarkar and Bhagwan Gamaji Ambhore.
An association between Family Planning Method Used and Gynecological Morbidity in Women. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2013; 5(2): 136-137.