The Impact of Contraceptive use on Women Health: A Study of District Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Asma Zafar, Muhammad Asim, Irum Gillani, Nazia Malik


Women’s health is about issues and matters specific to female anatomy. Women’s health issues are related to the female genitalia, breast, and other physiological structures. Women’s health matters include menstruation; pregnancy and menopause. Contraceptives are a thoughtful and premeditated selection of a birth control technique or set of techniques. In Pakistan, there is an increasing trend of using contraceptives to regulate unwanted pregnancies due to recent awareness of family planning and several women health problems launched by government. However, unawareness about the use of contraceptives would be more dangerous and its prolonged use sometimes results in multiple complications. In order to study the impact of contraceptives use on women health, 100 female respondents were taken as study respondents through purposive sampling technique. It was found that (88%) female were using contraceptives continuously, (82%) female respondents found the contraceptives effective then (62%) female respondents reported physical problems are the disadvantages of contraceptives. (59%) of female respondents were from city and (41%) female respondents were from towns and majority of them were using contraceptives.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2013.v2n1p257

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