Peningkatan Kesadaran Masyarakat dalam Penggunaan Alat Kontrasepsi di Kelurahan Kenali Asam Bawah

Safitri Safitri


Contraception is defined as the intentional prevention of conception through the use of various devices, sexual practices, chemicals, drugs, or surgical procedures. Contraceptive is device or act whose purpose is to prevent a woman from becoming pregnant. The choice of contraception in Kelurahan Kenali Asam Bawah is dominated by short-term contraception methods (injections and pills by 88%). In addition, there are still couples of childbearing age who do not use contraception by 22.2% on the grounds of not knowing 17.5%, 61.7% uncomfortable, religiously prohibited 16.7% and expensive 4.1%. Health education by trained health workers can increase knowledge and encourage fertile age couples to make decisions in using appropriate and effective contraception. Target outcomes expected are: there is an increased knowledge between before and after counseling, as well as awareness to use contraception. The method used is counseling. The results of dedication are an increase in knowledge of women of childbearing age and awareness to use safer contraceptives, so that community coverage related to long-term contraception is increased.


Awareness, contraceptive, health education

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