Men's preconception health behavior: A qualitative study

Neni Fidya Santi, Yati Afiyanti, W. Kurniawati

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Objective: This study aims to reveal the meaning of preconception health behavior from the men's perspective in Indonesia. Method: We used a phenomenology interpretative approach in this study. We collected the data through in-depth interviews with eleven married men. Results: We found two themes: (1) physical health-related behavior and (2) reproductive health-related behavior. Conclusion: Our study findings offer an understanding of the men's perspective regarding preconception period for the nurses and health care professionals. Therefore, improving the understanding of men's preconception health behavior is of high importance to address their participation in reproductive health.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-509
Number of pages5
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


  • Men's perspective
  • Preconception health behavior
  • Reproductive health


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