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Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences 2020 , Vol 4 , Issue 3
Investigating Generation Differences in The Use of Family Planning Method: A Cross-Sectional Study
Rusen Ozturk1,Ozlem Guner2,Sureyya Gumussoy3,Oya Kavlak1
1Ege University Nursing Faculty, Department of Women Health and Diseases Nursing, İzmir, Turkey
2Sinop University Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Midwifery, Sinop, Turkey
3Ege University, Atatürk Medical Technology Vocational Trainings School, İzmir, Turkey
DOI : 10.30621/jbachs.2020.1252 Purpose: The study is aimed to investigate the use and reveal differences of family planning methods of X and Y generations by using social media.

Methods: Research data was collected via social media through internet based survey software, including totally of 642 persons, who are in X and Y generations. In the collection of research data, was used the questionnaire about the socio-demographic characteristics and the use of "Family Planning Method" for the individuals.

Results: It was specified that 28.6% condom, and 21.4% tubal ligation of X generation, 63% condom and, 13.5% withdrawal of Y generation was used and there was a significant difference between the groups (p<0.001). Unwanted pregnancy status was found significant difference was found between the generations.

Conclusions: As a result, there was no difference usage rates of family planning method between X and Y generations, but there were significant differences in the methods of modern and traditional methods used in both groups. Unwanted pregnancy experience is high in both groups, but this ratio is significantly higher in the X generations, and the approximately half of these pregnancies resulted to birth and curettage, these results show that there has been still a great need for unmet family planning. Keywords : family planning; X and Y generations; social media