Factors contributing to unmet need for contraception in Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

Dumilah Ayuningtyas, Widyarsih Oktaviana, Misnaniarti

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Abstract

Objective: To calculate unmet need for contraception according to revised definition, mapping the contraception service needs and analyze factors related to the unmet need for contraception in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB). Methods: This research design was cross sectional, using data from Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey 2012. Subjects were from 1 362 household, and were married women aged 15-49 years in NTB Province (685 women). Calculating method of unmet need for contraception used revised version, and analysis method was univariate, bivariate, and multivariate (Logistic regression). Results: Majority of married women aged 15-49 years in NTB need contraception service (73.1%). However, it was known that met need for contraception was only 56.0%. Meanwhile, unmet need rate for contraception in NTB was 17.1%, specifically 11.5% for spacing and 5.6% for limiting. Factors contributing to unmet need for contraception in NTB were: household assets at above average (OR=0.77), parity of 2-3 children (OR=0.73), women with junior high school education level (OR=0.68), never be visited by health workers (OR=0.68). Conclusions: Factors that contribute to unmet need for contraception in NTB are household assets, parity, education level, and visited by health workers. Government has to prioritize those four factors in policy intervention and promotion of family planning participation program in NTB.

Original languageEnglish
Article number30007
Pages (from-to)239-248
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Reproduction and Contraception
Volume26
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015

Keywords

  • Contraception
  • Family planning
  • Family planning (FP) program
  • Unmet need

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