Original Research Article
Year: 2019 | Month: January-March | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 100-108
The Factors Affecting to Selection of Long Term Contraception Method in Lush Age Couples in Prafi Health Primary Manokwari District West Papua Province
Rita Carolina Apalem1,A.L. Rantetampang2, Sarce Makaba3, Anwar Mallongi4
1Magister Program of Public Health, Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura.
2,3Lecturer of Postgraduate Program. Faculty of Public Health, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura
4Environmental Health Department, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar
Corresponding Author: Rita Carolina Apalem
Background: the use of contraceptives helps couples of childbearing age in the setting of pregnancy and the use of more appropriate contraceptive tools to use short-term versus long-term contraception caused by various factors including age, education, ethnicity, social economy, parity, knowledge, health care facilities and husband's participation .
Objective: To find out the factors that influences the selection of long-term contraceptive methods in couples of childbearing age at the Prafi Health Center in Manokwari Regency.
Research Method: Analytical with cross sectional study design. The population is all acceptors in Prafi Health Center as many as 625 people and a sample of 86 people in September-October 2018 by systematic sampling. Data were obtained using questionnaires and analyzed using chi square and logistic regression.
Results: Factors that influence the selection of long-term contraceptive methods in couples of childbearing age is parity (p-value 0,043; RP = 2,340; CI95% (1,014 – 5,398, knowledge (p-value 0.001 RP = 2.677; CI95% (1,516 - 4,727), health care facilities (p-value 0.006; Rp = 2,279; CI95% ( 1,369 - 3,796) and husband's participation (p-value 0,000; RP = 3,920; CI95% (1,901 - 8,081). While the factors that did not influence the selection of long-term contraceptive methods for couples of childbearing age were maternal age (p-value 0,228; RP = 1,853; CI95% (0,746 - 4,602), education (p-value 0,221; Rp. 0,490; CI95% (0,171 - 1,399), ethnicity (p-value 1,000 Rp = 0,956; CI95% (0,547 - 1,669), and socio economic (p-value 1,000 RP = 00,956; CI95% (0,547 - 1,669). Factors that predominantly influence the selection of long-term contraceptive methods are husband's participation and knowledge.
Keywords: Long Term Contraception, Lush Age Couples, Health Primary