How men come to hear about vasectomy: evidence from a Manchester clinic in the UK.

Détails

ID Serval
serval:BIB_27A9C1E67C24
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Titre
How men come to hear about vasectomy: evidence from a Manchester clinic in the UK.
Périodique
International Journal of Health Education
Auteur⸱e⸱s
Spencer B.E.
ISSN
0020-7306 (Print)
ISSN-L
0020-7306
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
1978
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
21
Numéro
2
Pages
112-115
Langue
anglais
Résumé
In order to determine the sources through which patients learned about vasectomy, the men who had a vasectomy at the Manchester Family Planning Association between January 1973 and September 1974 were surveyed. The sources of information through which the patients heard about vasectomy are as follows: publicity was the source in 35.5% of the cases; the family doctor was the source in 21.7% of the cases; a friend or a clinic patient was the source in 19.3% of the cases; transfer from family planning clinic was the source in 12.3% of the cases; the local authority clinic was the source in 7.8% of the cases; and "other" was the source in 3.5% of the cases. Although "publicity" was the most common source of information for both manual and non-manual workers, there was a significant difference between the sources of referral of these 2 groups, being the proportion of non-manual workers (42.2%) whose source was publicity, compared with the manual workers (31.0%). Although there was no longer an overall significant difference when all sources of information were analyzed by social class, clearly there is a relationship between social class and the likelihood of publicity being the motivating influence.
Mots-clé
Communication, Great Britain, Humans, Interpersonal Relations, Male, Newspapers, Television, Vasectomy
Pubmed
Web of science
Création de la notice
24/04/2012 13:01
Dernière modification de la notice
20/08/2019 14:06
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