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Abstract

EVALUATE WOMEN AWARENESS ABOUT THE USE OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES IN THE EASTERN REGION OF SAUDI ARABIA

Zainab Mansour Alatiyyah* and Mohamed Mukhtar Eltegani

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Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge of women who used oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) regarding to the compliance, the safety and the efficacy, also to find out the correlation between knowledge about the use of oral contraceptives with age, educational level and time of utilization. Method: This study was a cross-sectional study, conducted in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia for 2 months from the third of March to fifth of May 2016. The participants were women who aged from < 20 to > 40 years and who currently or previously used oral contraceptive pills (OCPs). A selfadministered electronic questionnaire was used to evaluate their knowledge regarding. Results: Of 1004 women, the correlation coefficient (r) of the knowledge with the level of education was 0.001 and P Value 0.96, (r) of the age was - 0.003 with P Value 0.93 and (r) of the years of utilization was 0.001 with P Value 0.97. Conclusion: Most of the women who live in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia and taking OCPs had a poor knowledge of positive attitude related to missing pills, and if they experienced any episode of vomiting or diarrhea after taking the pill.

Keywords: Awareness; Compliance; oral contraceptive pills; the eastern region; Saudi Arabia.


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