HEALTHCARE SEEKING BEHAVIOR’S TREND OF FAMILY PLANNING IN INDONESIA

Wiwik Afridah, Nurul Jannatul Firdausi

Abstract


Community participation in programs of Family Planning is determined by health
service seeking behaviour, so the Ministry must be ensured the availability of family planning
affordability, acceptability and quality of service. Hence the need to study of health service
seeking behaviour’s trends of family planning as an effort to improve public access to the
services of family planning. The purpose of the research is to identify the trend of knowledge,
information sources and choices of health service by family planning users.
Descriptive research cross-sectional design using secondary data. Research targets
women and men getting married in Indonesia who become the respondents in Demographic
Health Survey in 2007 and 2012. Variable trend changes in knowledge, information sources,
and the choice of service of Birth Planner. Descriptive data analysis are presented using tables
and graphs.
Research results Demographic and Health Survey in 2007 and 2012 in Indonesia
shows that participation family planning program for 10 years a modern contraceptive method
used was the syringe and pill, whereas traditional methods was coitus interuptus. Source of
information from television, poster and pamphlet also obtained by family planning officers,
doctors and midwives. The selection of the private hospitals improved on methods of
hormonal contraception, sterilization (AKDR) by midwives and enough condoms in
pharmacies and stores.
Increased health promotion, the role of the media and healthcare facilities that
facilitate monitoring of the accuracy of understanding and related types of contraception
chosen according to your needs and health condition of acceptors.


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