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Author Gonçalves, Renata Ferreira Sena ♦ Santos, Osmara Alves Dos ♦ Nascimento, Natália Castro De ♦ Borges, Ana Luiza Vilela ♦ Araújo, Karina Simão ♦ Rosa, Patricia Lima Ferreira Santa
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Publisher Instituto Materno Infantil de Pernambuco
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2018-02-11
Language English ♦ Portuguese
Subject Domain (in LCC) RG1-991
Subject Keyword Patient satisfaction ♦ Family planning ♦ Gynecology and obstetrics ♦ Primary health care ♦ Medicine ♦ Contraception
Abstract Abstract Objectives: to assess satisfaction with the use of contraceptive methods among women attending primary health care services in São Paulo, Brazil. Methods: crosssectional study conducted with a sample of 668 women aged 1849 years, who were enrolled in 38 primary health care facilities in São Paulo city, Brazil, in 2015. Exclusion criteria were no sexual initiation, use of irreversible contraceptive methods for more than five years, pregnancy and no contraceptive method use. Data were analyzed using chisquare and multivariate logistic regression. Results: in general, women were satisfied with current contraceptive method (78.7%). The higher percentage of satisfaction was observed among IUD users (94.7%), and female and male sterilization users (93.5% and 91.7%, respectively). Withdrawal users were less satisfied (52.9%). Contraceptive method itself was the only factor associated with satisfaction. Barrier or traditional method users were less likely to be satisfied with their contraceptive methods than irreversible method users. Conclusions: long acting contraceptive method and irreversible method users were more satisfied with their contraceptive methods. Efforts should be undertaken in order to make these contraceptives available and accessible in primary health care facilities in Brazil.
ISSN 15193829
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
e-ISSN 15193829
Journal Revista Brasileira de Saúde Materno Infantil
Volume Number 17
Issue Number 4
Page Count 8
Starting Page 749
Ending Page 756


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