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Sociocultural Implications of Reproductive Health Programs in the Province of La Union, Philippines

Author(s) Allen Joshua R. Dominguez
Country Philippines
Abstract This study determined the sociocultural implications of RH programs in the Province of La Union, Philippines. Descriptive-correlational designs were utilized. Questionnaire, personal and phone interviews were used in the data gathering. Frequency and percentage, mean, Pearson r, Chi- square, t-test, ANOVA, and post hoc analysis were used to manage the data. Majority of the respondents are ages 19 to 40, females, have 2 to 4 children, high school graduate, with <P10, 481 income, Catholics, Ilokano are highly aware along all areas of assessment. Extent of practice revealed moderately practiced services along family planning information and services, prevention and management of STDs, and highly practiced services along maternal, infant and child health and nutrition, adolescent and youth RH education and counseling, and male responsibility and involvement in RH. Significant relationship exists between awareness and religion, ethnicity, and income, also, between practice, education, and ethnicity. No significant relationship exists between awareness and age, gender, number of children, and education, also, in practice and gender, number of children, income, and age. Significant difference exists in the awareness between gender, religion, number of children, ethnicity, and municipality. Also, it exists in the practice between gender, religion, number of children, and municipality. No significant difference awareness between age groups, education, and income, also, along practice between age, education, income, and ethnicity. Geographic accessibility tops the list of the barriers to services used.
Keywords reproductive health, awareness, practice, barriers
Field Sociology > Health
Published In Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024
Published On 2024-05-24
Cite This Sociocultural Implications of Reproductive Health Programs in the Province of La Union, Philippines - Allen Joshua R. Dominguez - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 3, May-June 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.21186
DOI https://doi.org/10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i03.21186
Short DOI https://doi.org/gtwmn5

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