Decision to Use Contraceptive among Women: A Systematic Review

Hanriska Awidiya Putri, Fitria Siswi Utami, Esitra Herfanda


Universitas ‘Aisyiyah Yogyakarta



Background: Globally, use of contraception has risen slightly from 54% in 1990 to 57.4% in 2015. Increasing use of contraceptives in some developing countries has reduced the annual number of maternal deaths by 40% in the last 20 years. This study aimed to systematically review the factors associated with decision to use contraceptive among women.

Subjects and Method: A systematic review was conducted by searching articles from PubMed and ProQuest databases. The keywords were ―contraceptive, ―family planning, and ―women decision. The data were reviewed using PRISMA flow diagram.

Results: Nine of 739 articles met the inclusion criteria and reviewed. Six articles reported husband involvement in making decision on women contraceptive. Four articles reported the role of education in increasing the decision to use contraceptive. Three articles stated that income was associated with women decision to use contraceptive.

Conclusion: Husband support, knowledge, and income, are associated with women decision to use contraceptive.

Keywords: contraceptive, family planning, women

Correspondence: Hanriska Awidiya Putri. Universitas ‘Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. Jl. Ringroad Barat No.63, Mlangi, Nogotirto, Gamping, Sleman, Yogyakarta. Mobile: (0274) 4469199. Fax. (0274) 4469204. Email:


Share this :

View PDF