Volume 12, Issue 1 (vol-1 2006)                   Intern Med Today 2006, 12(1): 19-23 | Back to browse issues page

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Ebrahimy M, Mesgarzadeh M, Moghadam Tabrizi F. Assess the rate of using and educational needs for the 15-49 married women- about the method of EC (emergency post coital contraception). Intern Med Today 2006; 12 (1) :19-23
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Abstract Background and Aim: One of important but forgotten methods in family Planning is EC. In America with using this method they could prevent of 1.7 unwanted pregnancy and the number of induced abortion decreased about 40% in year. In these studied 50-60 present of women who had abortion they had indication to use EC. Most of them don’t have any knowledge about this method. Favorable opinion about this method needs to warn and create usable circumstances. Knowledge of women about this method is very important therefore this study designed. Materials and Methods: In a descriptive study 92 married women between 15-49 years old client to Uremia expert central Kousar assessed. The method of collection information was a question sheet that it had 2 parts demographic and qualification arranged in the rate of knowledge. Results: Analysis and assimilation of information shows that 41.3% of partners in this design was occupied 31.5% of them was heard the name of E.C. Only 8.7% of units that they were researched on had previous record using of method EC. Conclusion: Unfortunately the rate of unwanted pregnancy in IRAN is very high (about 25%- 40%). The percentage of women who has knowledge about this method is very low (9%). In our country there isn’t any information and statistical about E.C. In a study in Sweden on 762 demanded women about this method the commonest reason of demanding was tearing of candom.
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Received: 2007/06/29 | Published: 2006/04/15

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