Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

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Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:28 pm

Misconceptions an obstacle to contraception use: study
Wed, 7 September 2016
Cristina Maza

The greatest obstacle to increased contraception use in Cambodia isn’t the price of birth control or the social stigma around using it, a new study has found, it is fear of side effects.

What’s more, this fear may arise from the many disparate medical systems operating simultaneously in Cambodia, the study’s authors claim.

Released this month by China Pharmaceutical University’s School of International Pharmaceutical Business, the study, titled Explanation of Contraception and Unmet Need for Family Planning, found that many sexually active Cambodian women who professed a desire to avoid pregnancy weren’t using birth control.

What’s more, many highly educated women are using traditional methods of birth control, such as the withdrawal method, rather than modern methods like birth control pills, the study found.

About 40 per cent of women surveyed cited health concerns and fear of side effects as the primary reason behind their decision not to use contraception, the study, based on 10 years of data from the Cambodian Demographic and Health surveys, found. Meanwhile, close to 47 per cent of women cited infrequent sex, lack of fertility, or a desire to get pregnant as the reasons behind their decision...
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/m ... -use-study

Interesting. I had always presumed that the main reason for Cambodian women not using the contraceptive pill was the lack of availability. Particularly outside of the big cities.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by mammothboy2 » Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:06 am

For decades (literally) it was claimed that the pill was widely UNavailable in japan because the Japanese medical
profession made so much out of the very lucrative abortion business.

Here it's probably deep ignorance - as with the CPR techniques we saw so memorably demonstrated.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by Luigi » Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:25 am

1 ml Depo-provera $0.75 + 1 25g syringe $0.12. In the buttocks every 3 months. Couldn't be easier or cheaper.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by SinnSisamouth » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:44 am

ignorance is not the right word bro
its lack of education

a similar wimens thing is those tampon things
only 2℅ use hem in china and its even less hear
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by John Bingham » Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:43 pm

How is this any different than women anywhere else?
The main reason women all over the world are reluctant to take contraceptive pills or implants is because they do have side effects.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by jimsocks » Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:52 am

Some of the girls i talked to refuse to take it because it makes them fat.
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Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:37 am

Luigi wrote:1 ml Depo-provera $0.75 + 1 25g syringe $0.12. In the buttocks every 3 months. Couldn't be easier or cheaper.
Couldn't be cheaper, but depoprovera has tons of side effects, some of them potentially harmful in the long-run. I don't blame them. I've also heard the far excuse though.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by beaker » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:18 am

SinnSisamouth wrote:ignorance is not the right word bro
its lack of education
Ignorance = lack of education or information. It is the right word.
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by daraly » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:33 am

Ignorance while usually exploited in the pejorative sense really means "to not know."
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Re: Why Cambodian women are not taking (to) the pill.

Post by John Bingham » Fri Sep 09, 2016 3:52 pm

The ignorance displayed by some posters on this topic is astounding.
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