Vasectomy is the most effective permanent form of birth control available to men. In nearly every way that vasectomy can be compared to tubal ligation, it is/has a more positive outlook. Vasectomy is more cost effective, less invasive, has techniques that are emerging that may facilitate easier reversal, and has a much lower risk of post-operative complications. In recent years, India’s central government has renewed its focus on vasectomy and intends to increase the uptake of this family planning method. The increased attention to vasectomy reflects the government’s interest in shifting responsibility for family planning from women to men, in redressing gender inequity, and in attaining population stabilisation in a short period of time. A descriptive study to assess knowledge and attitude on vasectomy among husbands of postnatal mothers in a view to develop pamphlet in Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Memorial Hospital at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The data collected was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics where the mean score of knowledge was (X = 9.55), Median value was 9.5 and standard deviation of knowledge score was (SD = 5.03). The calculation of attitude founded that the mean score was (X = 73.21), Median was 69.5 and standard deviation of attitude score was (SD = 25.83).
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Akanksha Rani Gottlieb. Knowledge and Attitude on Vasectomy Among Husbands of Postnatal Mothers. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(2): 102-104. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00021.4