Impact of education on adoption and awareness regarding birth control measures among women
Dr. Muzamil Jan, Suriya Gowhar
The present was an attempt to assess the impact of education on married women on family planning and birth control measures, and to find the level of adoption and impact of birth control measures adopted by married women. The sample was selected through random sampling technique. For the sample, 400 married women were selected, 200 illiterate and 200 literate. The sample was collected with the help of readymade scale namely, “Family planning and birth control scale” constructed by Ramachandrapa (1989) and self-constructed questionnaire. The study shows that there is medium level of impact of education on family planning and birth control measures among women. Adoption level of birth control measures is also found at medium among women irrespective of their educational status. However, women have high level of awareness irrespective of their educational status.