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The Duration of Contraceptive Use

Citation

Molyneaux, John W.; Kantner, Andrew; Meirida, Djusni; Frankenberg, Elizabeth; Kasmiyati; & Waloejo, Soegeng (1991). The Duration of Contraceptive Use. In Secondary Analysis of the 1987 National Indonesia Contraceptive Prevalence Survey (pp. 62). Jakarta, Indonesia and Honolulu, Hawaii: National Family Planning Coordinating Board (BKKBN) and East-West Center.

Abstract

Duration of use measures are computed for all intervals of use measured in the 1987 NICPS. Findings show that the IUD has the highest twelve- and twenty-four-month continuation rates, followed by pills, injectables and condoms. While 77 percent of IUD users, and slightly more than half of pill and injectable users report continuous use for up to twenty-four months, only one-third of condom users have continuously used over a period of two years. The low level of continuation for condoms is not exceptional given the periodic patterns of use that typify this method.

Reference Type

Book Chapter

Book Title

Secondary Analysis of the 1987 National Indonesia Contraceptive Prevalence Survey

Author(s)

Molyneaux, John W.
Kantner, Andrew
Meirida, Djusni
Frankenberg, Elizabeth
Kasmiyati
Waloejo, Soegeng

Year Published

1991

Volume Number

1: Fertility and Family Planning

Pages

62

Publisher

National Family Planning Coordinating Board (BKKBN) and East-West Center

City of Publication

Jakarta, Indonesia and Honolulu, Hawaii

Reference ID

10357