publication . Article . 2006

Level of Knowledge of Pregnant women on Sexual Organs, Contraceptive Methods and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Nuray Bozkurt; Aydan Biri; Ümit Korucuoglu; Nur Aksakal; Tuncay Nas; Onur Karabacak; Özdemir Himmetoglu;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2006 Journal: Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (issn: 2149-9322, eissn: 2149-9330, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: This study is designed to determine the level of knowledge of pregnant women on sexual organs, contraceptive methods and sexually transmitted diseases. METHOD: 54 pregnant women who applied to Gazi University Obstetrics and Gynecology Department were included. They were applied a questionnaire including questions about their demographic properties and their level of knowledge related to sexual organs,contraceptive methods and sexually transmitted diseases. RESULTS: Mean age of the participants was 27.5±4.08. When they were asked about contraceptive methods, 61.2 % had knowledge about oral contraceptives, 78.7 % about preservatives, and 38 % had knowle...
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free text keywords: contraceptives, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases\r\n, Medicine, R, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991
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