Table 1: KAP study on nonscalpel vasectomy and family planning.

YesNoCannot say

Knowledge
 Are you aware that vasectomy is an option for permanent sterilization?417 (97.4%)9 (2.1%)2 (0.4%)
 Are you aware that vasectomy is done without any charge?416 (97.2%)4 (0.9%)8 (1.8%)
 Are you aware that cash incentive is given after vasectomy?392 (91.6%)25 (5.8%)11 (2.6%)
 Are you aware that there is provision for insurance if pregnancy or any
 other complication occurs after vasectomy?
218 (50.9%)98 (22.9%)112 (26.2%)
 Are you aware that vasectomy is done in one OPD visit only?106 (24.8%)221 (51.6%)101 (23.6%)
 Are you aware that vasectomy does not require prolonged bed rest?269 (62.9%)111 (25.9%)48 (11.2%)
  Are you aware that vasectomy does not affect sexual performance?298 (69.6%)83 (19.4%)47 (11.0%)
 Are you aware that vasectomy is done without giving any incision?285 (66.6%)123 (28.7%)20 (4.7)

Attitude
 Do you think limiting family size is an option to stabilize financial
 condition?
317 (74.1%)78 (18.2%)33 (7.7%)
 Do you think family planning is also responsibility of males?384 (89.7%)30 (7.0%)14 (3.3%)
 Do you find permanent sterilization a possible option for yourself?291 (68.0%)64 (15.0%)73 (17.0%)
 Are you willing to adopt vasectomy as a method of family planning?146 (34.1%)189 (44.2%)93 (21.7%)

Practice
 Are you practicing any family planning measure?231 (54.0%)197 (46.0%)