A Survey on the Knowledge and Attitude of the Male Employees of the Health Center Towards Vasectomy (Pages: 0-0)


Seyyed Aghamiri Z.B *, Hosseini N.S , Kakaei F ,

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Objective: Vasectomy is a safe and effective way to permanently prevent pregnancy. It is a small procedure that can be carried out in less than 20 minutes. Preparing the patient for the operation and giving him local analgesia takes less than a few minutes. In the procedure, one or two small cuts are made on the scrotum, which enables the doctor to block the vas deferens. The cuts are then being closed. This operation has very few side effects, has nothing to do with the natural process of sexual activities, and no dangers are known to be included. Materials and Methods: A knowledge-based questionnaire of 14 questions, and an attitude-based one of 14 more were prepared and been given to 102 randomly chosen male employees of The Personal Hygiene Center in the city of Sari. After collecting the questioners, the answers were analyzed by SPSS, ver. 11.0. Results: The average age of the sample participants was 37.8 ± 5.2. 73% of the samples were unmarried, and 4.76% of them were childless. The rest had between 1 to 5 children. 12.8% had a good deal of information (Scores: 31-36), 48.67% had average amount of information (Scores: 27-30), and 38.61% had little information (Score