Awareness and Practices of Family Planning in the Wa Municipality

Adinan Bahahudeen Shafiwu, Shaibu A. Abdul Haadi


The decisions of individuals to adopt family planning are affected by a number of factors. But the choice of family planning practice can affect fertility rates and population growth with its attendant problems. Family planning is a voluntary prevention of pregnancy and it entails the interruption of a chain of events that leads to conception. This study examines the awareness and practice of family planning. In all 100 respondents’ were sampled through stratified sampling procedure, Simple random sampling is then used to select the 100 respondents’.  The binary logit model is used to examine the socioeconomic and demographic variables influencing the adoption of family planning. Given that knowledge and level of awareness of family planning is high. However, the practice of family planning remains low.

Keywords: Family Planning, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, World Health Organisation, Non-Governmental Organisations, Community.

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