The Distribution of Contraceptive Use before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic in Independent Midwife Practice, North Kalimantan


Rahmi Padlilah, Elfanda Sholihah, Ika Yulianti

 

Department of Midwifery, Universitas Borneo Tarakan, North Kalimantan

 

ABSTRACT

 

Background: COVID-19 pandemic seemed to have affected contraceptive use in North Kalimantan. This study aimed to describe the distribution in contraceptive use by type before and after COVID-19 pandemic at the independent midwife practices in North Kalimantan.

Subjects and Method: This was a descriptive study using available secondary data, in North Kalimantan in 2021. Quantitative data were obtained from the monthly field report and family information system at the independent midwife practices. The data were described in percent.

Results: The distribution of contraceptive use by type before COVID-19 pandemic was as follows: intrauterine devices (39.3%), tubectomy (40.0%), vasectomy (100%), condoms (40.9%), implants (39%), injection (40%), and pill (40%). The distribution of contraceptive use by type after COVID-19 pandemic was as follows: intrauterine devices (40.6%), tubectomy (37.5%), vasectomy (0%), condoms (30%), implants (40%), injection (45.4%), and pill (39.7%).

Conclusion: There was difference in the distribution of contraceptive use before and after the COVID-19 pandemic at the independent midwife practices, in North Kalimantan.

 

Keywords: contraceptive, user, COVID-19 pandemic.

Correspondence: Rahmi Padlilah. Universitas Borneo Tarakan. Jl. Amal Lama. 1 Tarakan, Kalimantan Utara. Email: rahmipadlilah@gmail.com. Mobile: +62811538073.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.26911/ICPHmaternal.FP.08.2021.01

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