THE ATTITUDE OF MEN TOWARDS FAMILY PLANNING (A CASE STUDY OF SOKOTO NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SOKOTO STATE)

ABSTRACT
This research work focused on the attitude of men towards family planning in Sokoto North Local Government, 50 questionnaire where designed and distributed among the target population in the study area multi-stage cluster sampling techniques was use to select 4 wards out of the entire ward of the study area which consist upon ended question various information gathered was presented in the table using frequency and percentage. The ended findings of this research shows that despite the high level of awareness and accessibility in family planning the inhabitant does not take up the enhance of using it due to influences of religion culture and tradition, lastly suggestion were made on how to convinces the inhabitants of the study area in the important of family planning as well as danger associated with lack of it.


TABLE OF CONTENT

Title page
Table of contents
Abstract

CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1       Background to the study
1.2       Statement of research problem
1.3       Research questions
1.4       Aim and objectives of the study
1.5       Significance of the study
1.6       Scope of the study
1.7       Definition of concepts

CHAPTER TWO
2.0       Literature review
2.1       Introduction
2.2       Meaning of family planning
2.3       Types of family planning
2.4       Uses of family planning
2.5       Socio-cultural factors influencing family planning
2.6       Role of men in family planning
2.7       Knowledge, attitudes and use of family planning methods among men
2.8       Theoretical framework

CHAPTER THREE
3.0       Historical background of the study area and research
            Methodology
3.1       Study area
3.2       Research design
3.3       Population of the study
3.4       Sample size and sampling techniques
3.5       Sources of data
3.6       Method of data collection
3.7       Method of data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR
ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
4.0       Introduction
4.1       Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents
4.2       Major findings

CHAPTER FIVE
SUMMARY OF FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.0       Summary of findings
5.1       Conclusions
5.2       Recommendations
            Bibliography
            Appendix


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODCTION

1.1       BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

The evolution of human societies in the past several decades has on one hand brought about considerable improvement in the level of living and the welfare of the population and has on the other hand created a considerable number of hardship and the problem which government are painfully attempting to alleviate (UN, 2010). Excessive population growth, in particular, has often been considered a major obstacle to rapid progress in economic development and hence to the betterment of people’s living.


By January, 1982 the world population had passed 4.5 billion and hence marks optimistic projection by United Nation which place the figure at (9.1) billion by the end of 2050 over four-fifths of the population will inhibit the developing world and (90) percent of the increase will occur in the third world nations. This view in turn raised great global concern especially in countries where population was deemed too high. Population policies to reduce fertility rates were formulated and family planning programmes have been regarded as the best means of achieving these goals.

Various attempts to encourage men in many societies to participate actively in family planning programmes have continued to receive low attention especially in developing countries, Nigeria inclusive, (United Nation, 1977). That in many cultural situations, the adoption of family planning is likely to be considered as a process of innovative behaviour. This means that the various cultural and religious beliefs as well as traditions are generally involved in shaping individual reproductive behaviour and family size norms. Isiugo, (2003) observed that, unlike women, Nigerian men desire more children and less likely to approve family limitation. This could be a function of the socio-cultural.....

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