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Thursday, November 21 / 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Kyoga Hall

Session 120
Barriers to Contraceptive Use

Chair: Anastasia J. Gage, Tulane University SPHTM/GCHB
Discussant: Alex C. Ezeh, Drexel University

1. Married Young Women Low Contraceptive Use Is Associated with Normative Beliefs, Misconception and Self-Efficacy in Rural Ethiopia: Community Based Cross-Sectional StudyTariku Dingeta Amante, Yemane Brehan; Yemane Berhane, Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (AC-IPH); Lemessa Oljira Hordofa, Haramaya University; Alemayehu Worku, Addis Ababa University.

2. Obstacles to Contraceptive Adoption amongst Women in Union in Low Contraceptive Practice Settings in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of the Republic of BeninJustin Dansou, University of Ibadan; Adeyemi O. Adekunle, University of Ibadan; Ayodele Arowojolu, University College Hospital, Ibadan; Alphonse M. Affo, Centre de Formation et de Recherche en matière de Population (CEFORP); Judicael Alladatin, Universite de Parakou.

3. The Effect of Method-Specific Attributes on Contraceptive Discontinuation and Switching: Analysis of Longitudinal Data from Nairobi and Homa Bay in Kenya.Yohannes Dibaba Wado, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Michael M. Mutua, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Kazuyo Machiyama, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM); George Odwe, Population Council ; John B. Casterline, The Ohio State University; John G. Cleland, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

4. Addressing Misconceptions and Concerns about Uptake of Vasectomy/Modern Family Planning Methods for Males in Delta State, NigeriaKennedy Eborka, University of Lagos; Tope Owolabi, Department of Sociology, University of Lagos; John Lekan Oyefara, University of Lagos.

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