Volume : IX, Issue : VII, July - 2019

KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS TOWARDS CHILD ADOPTION AMONG INFERTILE COUPLES IN A SELECTED INFERTILTY CLINIC IN BHUBANESWAR

Ms. Jonaki Biswas

Abstract :

A correlational descriptive study was conducted to assess the knowledge, attitude and perceived barriers towards child adoption among infertile couples in a selected infertility clinic in Bhubaneswar. A total of 200 samples were taken using total enumerative sampling. Self– structured socio– demographic performa, knowledge questionnaire, attiude likert scale and perceived barriers likert scale was used to assess the level of knowledge, attitude and perceived barriers among the infertile couples towards child adoption. The data was analyzed by using SPSS version 20.0 (Statistical Package for the Social Science). The knowledge score of the infertile couples reveals that 63% husband have moderate knowledge while 53% wife have low knowledge, attitude score of the infertile couples reveals that 84% husbands and 82% wife have neutral attitude and perceived barriers score of the infertile couples reveals that 91% husband and 88% wife have moderate perceived barriers and financial barriers was seen as the chiefcause for the couples to adopt the child. The relation between knowledge and attitude of husband and wife showed a positive correlation with r value .238 and .296 and p value0.001 and 0.0001 respectively. There was no correlation between attitude and perceived barriers of the infertile couples and there is a negative correlation between between perceived barriers and knowledge of the infertile couples with r value was –.20 and –.16 with p value 0.004 and 0.02 respectively. The infertile couples need to be aware regarding the various aspects of child adoption so that they could choose this as an alternative to fulfil their parenthood.

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEIVED BARRIERS TOWARDS CHILD ADOPTION AMONG INFERTILE COUPLES IN A SELECTED INFERTILTY CLINIC IN BHUBANESWAR, Ms. Jonaki Biswas INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-9 | Issue-7 | July-2019


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