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Perceptıon scale of barrıers to contraceptıve use: a methodologıcal study

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Title
Perceptıon scale of barrıers to contraceptıve use: a methodologıcal study
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Fertility Research and Practice, August 2017
DOI 10.1186/s40738-017-0038-9
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Selma Sen, Aynur Cetinkaya, Aysel Cavuslar

Abstract

The objective of this study was to design and develop the Perception Scale of Barriers to Contraceptive Use (PSBCU) as a measurement tool for the qualitative assessment of the barriers and obstacles women perceived with regard to contraceptive use or low rates of contraceptive use in women using family planning services. The data for this methodological study were collected using the face-to-face interview technique from 320 married women between the ages of 15-49 who were attending clinics at the Hafsa Sultan Hospital, CBU. The data collection tools used in the study, which was carried out from May to September 2014, were the "Introductory Information Form" and the "Perception Scale of Barriers to Contraceptive Use". Language validity and construct validity (explanatory factor analysis) were applied in order to test the validity of the Perception Scale of Barriers to Contraceptive Use. Kaiser Meier Olkin (KMO) analysis was performed to determine the availability of the scale for the size of participants. The sample adequacy calculated as the KMO value was 0.916 and the Bartlett's Test of Sphericity (X(2) = 6721.793 p < 0.000) sample size analysis value was found to be sufficient for factor analysis. The total Cronbach's Alpha coefficient of 34 items which included three factors explaining 54.95% of the variance after Varimax rotation was calculated to be 0.95. The largest factor was the "cognitive domain" explaining 18.89% of the variance, followed by the "emotional domain" explaining 18.05% of the variance, and finally the "social domain" explaining 18.01% of the variance. Item-total score correlation coefficients of scale items were found to be between 0.54 and 0.83. The study demonstrateded that the "Perception Scale of Barriers to Contraceptive Use" was valid and reliable. We believe that the scale is suitable for use by women in a family planning education and training programs in order to evaluate their situation. It should also be assessed for validity and reliability for different groups (adolescents, men, etc.).

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Unknown 21 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 6 29%
Student > Bachelor 3 14%
Student > Postgraduate 2 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 10%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Unknown 6 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 6 29%
Social Sciences 3 14%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 5%
Environmental Science 1 5%
Other 2 10%
Unknown 6 29%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 August 2017.
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#7,270,859
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#8
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#150,042
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#2
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