Reasons for non-using family planning method in one of developing countries

  • Desire Urindwanayo University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Charlotte Engelbrecht University of KwaZulu-Natal
Keywords: Family planning, non-use of family planning, contraception.


The present paper is discussing the reason for non-using of family planning. In this study, a quantitative descriptive design with a positivist paradigm guided the whole research process. Two levels of sampling were done. The first was random sampling for the selection of healthcare centres where five healthcare centres were selected out of a total of eighteen. The second level was probability sampling with a systematic strategy, which was used to select the participants at healthcare centres. A total of 137 women volunteered to participate in the study and completed an anonymous questionnaire. The authorization to carry out the research was obtained from Nyagatare District and five healthcare centres. The research was approved by the University of KwaZulu-Natal Ethics Committee. The gathered data were analyzed using SPSS version 19

How to Cite
D. Urindwanayo and C. Engelbrecht, “Reasons for non-using family planning method in one of developing countries”, EPH - International Journal of Science And Engineering (ISSN: 2454 - 2016), vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 49-61, Jan. 2016.