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RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 716-720


Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan

Saadia Maqbool, Hina Shan, Iram Manzoor.

Abstract
Objective: To determine uptake of long acting reversible contraceptive methods (LARC) and their influencing factors in post abortion clients.
Methodology: This analytical cross-sectional study was conducted in three public and three private hospitals of Sargodha from February to October 2018. The study included 160 post abortion clients using two stage sampling technique. First part of a self- structured questionnaire was filled to record socio demographic details and the second part to assess LARC uptake. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 22.
Results: Mean age of participants was 28.46.04 years. Only 10% clients adopted LARC within one month. Significant association of LARC was noted in those who were managed by manual vacuum aspiration (p=0.04), who had three or more living children (p=0.006), who were served by private sector (p=0.004), who were more than 24 years of age (p=0.03) and who received counseling (p=0.006).
Conclusion: Only 10% clients adopted LARC within one month. Significant association of LARC was noted in clients who were managed by manual vacuum aspiration, who had three or more living children, who were served by private sector, who were more than 24 years of age and who received counseling.

Key words: Contraception, long acting reversible contraceptive method, post abortion contraception.


 
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Maqbool S, Shan H, Manzoor I. Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 716-720.


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Maqbool S, Shan H, Manzoor I. Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 716-720.



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Maqbool S, Shan H, Manzoor I. Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. (2021), [cited August 06, 2021]; 46(3): 716-720.



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Maqbool, S., Shan, . H. & Manzoor, . I. (2021) Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ, 46 (3), 716-720.



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Maqbool, Saadia, Hina Shan, and Iram Manzoor. 2021. Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (3), 716-720.



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Maqbool, Saadia, Hina Shan, and Iram Manzoor. "Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 46 (2021), 716-720.



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Maqbool, Saadia, Hina Shan, and Iram Manzoor. "Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 46.3 (2021), 716-720. Print.



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Maqbool, S., Shan, . H. & Manzoor, . I. (2021) Uptake of long-acting reversible contraceptives among post abortion clients in Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 46 (3), 716-720.








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