This study aimed to identify the correlation between perceived susceptibility, perceived seriousness, perceived benefit, self-efficacy, perceived barrier, cues to action, and the choice of using the intrauterine device. A cross-sectional study was carried out to 109 mothers in Ngudikan Village. Data were collected using questionnaires. The data was analyzed using the Spearman Rank correlation with a level of significance α = 0.05. The result show that there is a correlation between perceived susceptibility (p = 0.000; r = 0.436), perceived seriousness (p = 0.000; r = 0.402), perceived benefits (p = 0.033; r = 0.204), perceived barriers (p = 0.00, r = −0.614), perceived self-efficacy (p = 0.008; r = 0.253) and cues to action (p = 0.006; r = 0.261) had a correlation with the choice of intrauterine device in Nganjuk, Indonesia. Perceived susceptibility, perceived seriousness, perceived benefits, self -efficacy, and cues to action will affect the decision of mothers in choosing an intrauterine device. This study recommended further research on a transcultural nursing approach to follow up on the result of this study.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S343-S347
JournalEnfermeria Clinica
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021


  • Contraception
  • Health belief model
  • Intrauterine device
  • Women


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