Community Awareness about Family Planning Program in District Malakand, Pakistan
Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic development, Innovation Management, and Global Growth, 2017
5 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2019
Date Written: February 4, 2017
The current study was conducted in the three selected villages of District Malakand, Pakistan. The study proceeded with the objectives to assess community awareness and perception about family planning program. A sample size 169 respondents, married male persons were randomly selected. A highly significant association was found between family planning program with awareness about spacing/gap. Moreover, a significant association between family planning program and family planning is for the improvement of the society. In addition, a highly significant association was found between family planning program and positive effects of family planning on the health of mother and child. It is concluded that family planning is functioning, people approval to it, and contributing positively towards condensing birth rate. Awareness program strengthening through seminars, the involvement of religious and motivation towards higher adoption rate were suggested is policy recommendations in light of the study.
Keywords: Community Awareness, Perception, population Growth, Family Planning
JEL Classification: D19
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