Contraceptive Use among Women in Central Uganda: A Case Study of Kampala District
Nabisere, Teopista Babirye
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This study was conducted to investigate the socio-economic and demographic factors associated with contraceptive use in Kampala district. The study used a sample of 1,300 which was weighed to 1,025 respondents which were women aged 15-49 was selected from the data set of 2016 Uganda Demographic and Health Survey. The study used secondary data which only covered Kampala District. STATA was used to analyze the data at univariate and bivariate level of analysis. Frequency tables were generated to analyze each variable at a time. Cross tabulations were used to establish the relationship among the different variables. The study findings showed that 31.7% of the respondents used contraceptives and 68.3% were not using contraceptives. Study findings also showed that Age group, Religion, Occupation status and Marital status had a significant relationship with contraceptive use. Therefore, the researcher recommend employment of women and increased access to contraceptive services by sensitization of the public by the government to improve contraceptive use among women in Kampala District.