PMID: 39837Jul 1, 1978

A follow-up of tubectomy clients in Bangladesh

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
I SwensonA R Khan


Five hundred twenty-one tubectomy clients from two health centers and one sterilization camp were interviewed 1-4 years after their tubectomies to determine: (a) demographic characteristics, (b) reasons for selecting tubectomy and (c) long-term satisfaction. Essentially no differences in demographic characteristics or long-term satisfaction were observed between urban and rural clients or by the type of center where the tubectomies were performed. Means ages of the clients were 31-32 years; mean parity was 7. Fifty-four percent of the rural and 85% of the urban patients had used contraceptives before tubectomy. Ninety-five percent or more of the patients stated that they were satisfied with the tubectomy.


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