Disparities of the use of hormonal and non-hormonal contraceptive drugs in urban and rural areas in Indonesia and the world

Agustina Abuk Seran, Myrtati Dyah Antaria, Setya Haksama, Ema Setijaningrum, Agung Dwi Laksono, Anita Dewi Prahastuti Sujoso

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Abstract

Hacyl Indonesia Demographic and Health Survey (IDHS) in 2017 showed that 40% of married women (15-49) using a tool or means of family planning (KB). The use of contraceptive has also increased from 62% (2012 IDHS) to 64% (2017 IDHS). This study aimed to examine the use of contraceptive in urban and rural areas in Indonesia. Methods: The secondary data analysis in this study sourced from secondary data of IDHS in 2017 with a cross-sectional approach. The research instrument was structured questionnaires that had been tested for validity and reliability. Data analysis used Binner SPSS 22 Logistic Regression for windows. The results of this study indicated that women of childbearing age in urban areas (OR 0.988; 95% CI: 0.955-1.023), women of childbearing age 20-24 years (OR 0.741; 95% CI: 0.591-0.929), working women (OR 1.195 95% CI: 1.158-1.233), secondary educational level (OR 2.172 95% CI: 1.992-2,369), married/living with partner (OR 32,995; 95% CI: 29,247-37,223), richest (OR 1,487; 95% CI: 1,405-1,574), health insurance (OR 1,049; 95% CI: 1,016-1,083), and multiparous (OR 3.5117; 95% CI: 2,946-3,297) were variables that influenced women of childbearing age in using contraceptives at home in Indonesia. There was no difference between urban and rural areas in the use of hormonal and non-hormonal contraceptive drugs in Indonesia by women of childbearing age (15-49 years). Recommendations are addressed to policymakers in Indonesia to improve family planning services both in rural areas, in densely populated and slum areas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-73
Number of pages8
JournalSystematic Reviews in Pharmacy
Volume11
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Contraceptive use
  • Demographic Health Survey
  • Indonesia
  • Urban-Rural
  • Women of childbearing age

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