Vol 2 No 5 (2017): IJRDO - Journal of Health Sciences and Nursing

The Decision Understanding of Contraception Usage on Fertile Age Couple in Terjun Village

Aida Fitria
Published May 31, 2017
  • Decision making,
  • contraception,,
  • fertile couple age
How to Cite
Fitria, A. (2017). The Decision Understanding of Contraception Usage on Fertile Age Couple in Terjun Village. IJRDO - Journal of Health Sciences and Nursing (ISSN: 2456-298X), 2(5), 168-181. Retrieved from https://ijrdo.org/index.php/hsn/article/view/1015


Total Fertility Rate in North Sumatera is enough high reach until 3 % that
indicate increasing of fertility rate. The woman chance for fertilying and boring
makes the woman to illness and even the death. So, it is necessary to move up
fertile couple age participation more in using contraception for along time. The
rate of fertile couple age in Terjun area at 2013 is about 1.863 persons (37,5%).
The research to analyze the process of making decision fertile couple age
in using contraception. This research used qualitative methode with interpretive
paradigama. This research was done in Terjun area District Medan Marelan from
January 2013 to April 2014. The informan in this research were the every persons
who knows and also take part in using contraception. Such as, fertile couple age
(PUS) staff KB in Terjun, friends, and other families. The data collected by
interviewing and observation. The real data test by validating test and data
The result of research showed that in making decision contraception usage,
fertile age couple (FAC) consider their decision first by analising some important
aspects relate with religion and the efect to their health. The culture in around
them, and also economy aspect and accessibilitas of methode. Taking decision for
fertile couple age we know that there were three (3) type of decision. The decision
of husband-wife with his wife herself to become an acceptor, decision husband
wife with her husband himself to be an acceptor, decision husband only with his
wife become acceptor.
The need for a lot of activities that can empower the public perception that
business planning is not a matter forwomenalone. Foritis expected that stake
holders such as NGOs (NGO) said that the Board andother relevant agenciesto be
more focused and concerned to deal with these problems by providing
opportunities for women to acquire good knowledge about contraceptives. The
village governmentis also expected to improve access and quality of information,
education, counseling and contraceptive services provided to the fertile couples
age through the advocacy of health workers who are skilled and friendly. The
presence of approaches to religious leaders and community leaders to work
together in an effort to increase the use of contraceptionin fertile age couples
needs tobe increased again.


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