The Scientific World Journal / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Family Centered Approach in Primary Health Care: Experience from an Urban Area of Mangalore, India

Table 2

Family planning (FP) status among eligible couples in the area before the implementation of family centered approach ().

Study variableMean/SD/%

Mean age of marriage for women18.61.2
Mean age of marriage for men24.142.8
Mean age at 1st child for women19.91.6
Mean age at 1st child for men25.32.1
Average number of children2.71.1
Spontaneous abortions614.3%
MTPs785.5%
Knowledge of FP30221.4%
Ever practiced FP17812.6%

Medical termination of pregnancy.