TITLE

In Brazil, Women Who Lack Knowledge About Fertility Control Are Those Most Likely to Become Sterilized

AUTHOR(S)
Tamkins, T.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Jun2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that women in Brazil with less knowledge about fertility control are more likely to become sterilized according to survey findings in 1996. Explanation of factors that contribute to the high use of sterilization among Brazilian women; Strength of association between sterilization and high parity.
ACCESSION #
13823680

 

Related Articles

  • Reproductive Healthcare Needs and Desires in a Cohort of HIV-Positive Women. Badell, Martina L.; Lathrop, Eva; Haddad, Lisa B.; Goedken, Peggy; Nguyen, Minh Ly.; Cwiak, Carrie A. // Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics & Gynecology;2012, p1 

    Background. The aim of this study was to determine current contraceptive use, contraceptive desires and knowledge, future fertility desires, and sterilization regret in a cohort of HIV-positive women. Study Design. 127 HIV-positive women receiving care at an urban infectious disease clinic...

  • Why 103 women asked for reversal of sterilisation. Winston, R.M.L. // British Medical Journal;7/30/1977, Vol. 2 Issue 6082, p305 

    Focuses on the analysis of patients asking for reversal sterilization in London, England. Importance of sterilization as the method of contraception; Reasons for the request of reversal sterilization; Occurrence of sexual dissatisfaction after sterilization.

  • DIFFERENCES IN FAMILY PLANNING STATUS BETWEEN THE MIDDLE CLASS AND POOR IN CALCUTTA: REASONS AND REMEDIES-A COMPARATIVE STUDY. Sen, Narayan // Journal of Family Welfare;Apr2001, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p14 

    The article focuses on a study highlighting the differences in the reproductive and family planning behavior between the population of middle class and poor class in Calcutta, India. The study has been conducted under the guiding sponsorship of the Cathedral Relief Service, Calcutta. It is found...

  • Demographic significance of sterilization in three Indian states Rajaram, S.; Sunil, T.S. // Social Science Journal;2004, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p605 

    Female sterilization has become one of the most widely used contraceptive methods in India since the introduction of family planning program. In this paper, an attempt is made to study the demographic significance of sterilization in three Indian states namely, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, and Kerala,...

  • Trends in contraceptive sterilization. Belanger, Alain // Canadian Social Trends;Autumn98, Issue 50, p16 

    Examines the changes which are taking place in male and female sterilization as a form of contraception between 1984 and 1995 in Canada according to the findings of the 1995 General Social Survey (GSS). Estimation that 4.6 million Canadian couples between the ages of 15 and 49 are sterile;...

  • How Not to Get Pregnant. Cohen, Marisa // Prevention;Nov2005, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p137 

    Discusses the options available to new mothers that will aid in not getting pregnant again after the child is born. Description of several methods of contraceptives that are safe for both mom and baby; How breastfeeding substantially reduces the risk of pregnancy for 6 months after delivery;...

  • Recurrent Failure Of Mirena Intrauterine System (IUS) Within Two Years Of Insertion In The Same Woman With The Same Device. Acharya, Santanu; Samtaney, Naren // Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases;2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p2 

    Mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing) intrauterine system (IUS) is a very reliable method of contraception with the failure rate comparable to sterilization. We present a case of recurrent failure of the Mirena IUS in-situ in the same woman with tw incidences of positive β -hCGs within two years...

  • A STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF STERILIZATIONS IN REDUCING THE BIRTH RATE. Haynes, M. Alfred; Immerwahr, George E.; George, Aleyamma; Nayar, P. S. J. // Demography; 

    This study analyzed 1,081 women in Kerala State (India) who were either sterilized or were the wives of sterilized men, and by examining the fertility among a comparable group of 1,000 other women, estimated the number of prevented future births per 1,000 women in the sterilized group. The...

  • Long-Acting Methods of Contraception. Peterson, Herbert B.; Curtis, Kathryn M. // New England Journal of Medicine;11/17/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 20, p2169 

    The article considers the most appropriate methods of long-acting contraception for a healthy 23-year-old woman. Reference is made to the fact that contraceptive methods vary in their effectiveness. Two methods that are effective but require little effort are intrauterine devices (IUDs) and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics