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ISSN: 2637-4544

Interventions in Gynaecology and Women's Healthcare

Research Article(ISSN: 2637-4544)

Attitudes of Married Women with Advanced Maternal Age and their Spouses Towards Family Planning and Evaluation of the Effects of Trainings related to This Issue

Volume 3 - Issue 1

Gülcan Çiftçioğlu* and Belkıs Karataş

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    • Mardin Artuklu University, School of Healthy, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Gülcan Çiftçioğlu, Mardin Artuklu University, School of Healthy, Turkey

Received: January 31, 2019;   Published: February 20, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/IGWHC.2018.03.000155

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Abstract

Purpose: In this study, we aimed to evaluate the attitudes of married women with advanced maternal age and their spouses towards family planning and to assess the effects of training related to this issue.

Design: The sample group of the study was composed of 170 women and their spouses who were registered to the three health clinics located in Kiziltepe district of Mardin province. Participants were selected according to the family planning attitude scale results.

Results: When we evaluate the mean attitude scale scores of both women and their spouses before and after the trainings, it can be concluded that trainings positively affected the attitudes of them towards the family planning.

Implications: Trainings are effective in changing attitudes and behaviors of individuals who are strongly are engaged in traditional cultural characteristics.

Keywords: Family planning; Attitude scale; Nursing, Education; Culture, Mardin

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