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Does violence affect the use of contraception? Identifying the hidden factors from rural India
Authors: Nishikant Singh, and Sudheer Kumar Shukla
Source: Journal of Family Medicine & Primary Care, 8(1): 73-77; DOI:10.4103/2249-4863.214987.
Topic(s): Contraception
Domestic violence
Country: Asia
Published: JAN 2017
Abstract: Purpose: The objective of this study is to investigates the relationship between domestic violence and use of contraception among married women in rural India. Data: Third round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III). Methodology: Cross tabulation as bivariate analysis and Binary Logistic Regression as multivariate analysis has been employed to fulfill the objective. Findings: The result shows that there are several hidden factors. between physical violence and contraception use. Alternate explanatory variables are significantly affected the use of contraception. With physical violence which reflects that there is a relationship between physical violence and socioeconomic status such as education, awareness, empowerment of women and subsequently the use of contraception. Originality/value: The paper throws light on the hidden factors which are obstacle in use of contraception with physical violence. Results of this study have potentially important implications for programs aimed at preventing violence and promoting family planning programs. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]