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Perception, Knowledge and Utilization of University Students-Emergency Contraceptive Methods

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Population Studies, S.V. University, Tirupati, AP, India

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 5, Issue (6), Pages 11-15, June,14 (2016)


As defined by the WHO and adopted in the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD, Cairo), Programme of Action3, “Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity in all the matters relating to the reproductive system and its functions and processes. This has also been emphasized in other WHO documents. The researcher has used the multi stage random sampling technique for the study. The total sample was 203. 85.2 per cent of the respondents were belongs to below 25 years of age. 70.8 per cent of the respondents the availability of emergency contraception is easy. More than one-half (55.2 per cent) of the respondents were expressed obsentisum is the good measure of contraception methods.


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