Factors Associated with the Low Use of Intra Uterine Device Contraceptive: A Systematic Review

Siti Noor Hasanah, Ismarwati, Sri Ratnaningsih


Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta



Background: Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUDs) is suggested in family planning program as a strategy to reduce unwanted pregnancies in developing countries. The use of family planning is very beneficial. Family planning urges countries with high birth rates to reduce poverty and hunger. It is also wanted to reduce 32% of maternal mortality rates and around 10% of infant mortality rates. This study aimed to systematically review the factors associated with the low use of intra uterine device contraception.

Subjects and Method: A systematic review using PubMed conducted systematically from 2008 to 2018. The keywords selected were related to this study. The data were analyzed using critical appraisal for scoping review.

Results: Five out of 254 articles reported that husband greatly support the use of contraceptive among women, especially in developing countries. Lack of knowledge about contraception was an obstacle in the use of IUDs. Mothers had a positive attitude towards the IUDs as a safe and effective method of family planning. Married women had better awareness, trust, and knowledge compared to unmarried women.

Conclusion: Factors that influence the use of IUDs in developing countries are husband support, knowledge, parity, and perception.

Keywords: intrauterine contraceptive device, family planning, knowledge, husband support

Correspondence: Siti Noor Hasanah. Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta. Jl. Siliwangi (Ring Road West) No. 63 Mlangi, Nogotirto, Gamping, Sleman 55292, Yogyakarta. Email: sitinoorhasanah93@gmail.com. Mobile: 082155322569.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/the6thicph.03.38

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