The effect of gender in the utilization of contraception of women of reliable age in coastal muslim area of City of Medan
The low community participation in family planning still a public health problem. Distance and travel time to health care facilities to access the use of family planning methods slows down the decline in the percentage of unfulfilled community needs regarding family planning. The location of health care facilities that are difficult to access with public facilities or the high cost of transportation are important factors for the low need for family planning in the community. used is the 2017 Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey questionnaire and modified with a paternalistic gender influence variable. The sample in this study was 600 people, consisting of 255 male husband and wife couples and 255 women, and involved 90 head of my neighbourhood. This study using Spatial analysis to determine the overall location of respondents in the Slums Area of Medan City. The results of this questionnaire were analyzed using the Chi square test and Multilevel regresi linear the result is 0.000<0.005. The results of this study indicate that there is influence of gender in access to contraceptive use for women of childbearing age in the Coastal Slum Areas of Medan City.