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Nepal Med Coll J. 2003 Dec;5(2):98-9.

Demographic assessment on vasectomy clients of Sankhuwasabha Nepal.

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Abstract

This paper presents the demographic status of vasectomy clients in Sankhuwasabha district in Eastern Nepal based on the 427 face-sheets taken at camps in district during 3 consecutive years. More than half (55.0%) of the clients were Brahmin and Chhetri. Major occupation of clients was agriculture (73.7%) with a literacy rate of 83.0%. Mean age of vasectomy clients and their wives was 32.5 and 28.7 years, respectively. Average number of children of a client was 3.2. Age of youngest male child was 4.7 years and youngest female child was 3.9 years. Of the total, 55.8% couples have had used temporary contraceptives before having vasectomy. As a part screening procedure, blood pressure of more than half clients (54.6%) was measured and found to be within normal range.

PMID:
15024777
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