Assessment of Magnetic Field Effects and Estimation of Associated Current Density of Electrical Injection Substations in Kano MetropolisFarmers Attitudes towards Contraceptives Practices in Oyo East Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

Adebayo, Oyefunke Olayemi


Contraceptive use is focus on whether to space and time of child bearing and also one important aspect of family decision. It is now an established fact that Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, with 170million people, currently has more than 42million women of reproductive age. Many of these women are exceeding their desired family size and are at the risk of poor maternal health outcomes in view o these divergent views, this paper therefore assess the farmers attitude towards contraceptives practices in Oyo State East Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. Analysis of data collected revealed that there is a positive and significant relationship between age (r =0.571) level of education (r =0.547) and attitude of farmers towards contraceptives practices.  A further analysis of the data show that majority the respondents are  aware of contraceptive practices which includes abstinence, condom, Pills, Intra Uterine Device IUD etc. there source of information include Radio, health worker, friend and neighbor.

Keywords: Farmers, Attitude, Contraceptives, Practices.

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