Relationship of Knowledge and Attitudes with Male Participation in Vasectomy in Indonesia

Authors

  • Tjahja Bintoro1 , Bhisma Murti2 , Endang Sutisna2 , Suwarto3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2471

Keywords:

Attitude, family planning, knowledge, vasectomy.

Abstract

Family planning is an effort to control the birth of children, the ideal space and age for childbirth, pregnancy
control, through promotion, protection, and assistance in accordance with reproductive rights to form a
quality family. Vasectomy, or vas occlusion, is considered to be the most effective and very popular form of
contraception. This study aims to analyze the relationship between knowledge and attitudes with vasectomy
participation in men. This study used a cross-sectional approach. The research location is in Madiun City,
East Java, Indonesia. The total sample in this study was 323 respondents. The variables in the study were
knowledge, attitudes, and participation in vasectomy family planning. There is a relationship between
knowledge and attitudes about vasectomy with male participation in vasectomy.

Author Biography

Tjahja Bintoro1 , Bhisma Murti2 , Endang Sutisna2 , Suwarto3

1
Doctoral Student, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Solo, Indonesia, 2Professor Public Health Department, Universitas
Sebelas Maret, Solo, Indonesia, 3
Professor Agriculture Department, Universitas Sebeleas Maret, Solo, Indonesia

Published

2021-01-09

How to Cite

Tjahja Bintoro1 , Bhisma Murti2 , Endang Sutisna2 , Suwarto3. (2021). Relationship of Knowledge and Attitudes with Male Participation in Vasectomy in Indonesia. Medico Legal Update, 21(1), 1139-1142. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i1.2471

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