THE RELATIONSHIP OF KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES OF A FERTILIZER AGE COUPLE ABOUT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH WITH HUSBAND PARTICIPATION IN FAMILY PLANNING
Background. Men and women have the same rights to obtain information and
equal access in fulfilling needs regarding reproductive health. Efforts to develop
reproductive health are not only a person's problem, but also a family concern.
The issue of gender equality and men's responsibility in relation to reproductive
health and family planning (KB) is a new paradigm for the family planning
program that was born from the Cairo Agreement in 1994. One of the obstacles
to efforts to increase men's participation in family planning is that there is still a
misconception in society that tends to targeting women in‟ reproductive problems.
This could be due to the lack of knowledge that families have about women's
reproductive health issues. Purposes research.This is to find out the knowledge
and attitudes of a married couple about women's reproductive health problems.
Method.The study design was non-experimental with a cross sectional approach.
The research was conducted in the working area of Puskesams Rejosari with a
population of fertile aged couples who have at least 1 child and are still using
contraception. The sampling technique was simple random. Test analysis using the
chi square. Results. The results showed that the knowledge and attitudes of fertile
aged couples about reproductive health were not related to their husband's
participation in family planning. (p> 0.05). It is hoped that health workers can
promote family planning in men to increase the husband's participation in family