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International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A
Knowledge and attitude of men toward women living with vesicovaginal fistula in Bauchi State, Nigeria

Salihu Ismail and Sulaiman Umar

The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge and attitude of men toward women living with vesicovaginal fistula in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Survey design was used for the study. Stratified sampling technique were used to select the sample of 100 men. Self-structured questionnaire were used for data collect. Frequency and percentage were used to analysis the data. The result shows that majority 50(60.9%) of the respondents have moderate knowledge of VVF while 62(75.6%) of them shows negative attitude toward women living with VVF. Sociocultural factors are mostly responsible for the condition and sustain the affliction of VVF on its victims in the community. Base on these findings it was recommend that a large scale study can be done for assessing the knowledge and attitude of men toward women living with VVF for generalization. The descriptive study can be undertaken with control group for comparison.
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How to cite this article:
Salihu Ismail, Sulaiman Umar. Knowledge and attitude of men toward women living with vesicovaginal fistula in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Int J Midwifery Nurs Pract 2021;4(1):01-06. DOI: 10.33545/26630427.2021.v4.i1a.68
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