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Title: Kenya (2012): TRaC study measuring Uptake of Modern Family Planning among Sexually Active Women of Reproductive Aged 15-49 years in Rural Kenya and Aged 15-24 years in Urban Kenya. Round [2].      
dateReleased:
04-22-2014
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/19630
ID:
hdl:1902.1/19630
description:
This household based Tracking Results Continuously (TRaC) survey was determined to be “research” was initiated only after having received written approval from the PSI Research Ethics Board and the National Council for Science and Technology. The purpose of the TRaC survey women aged 15-49 years was to provide evidence on the uptake of modern family planning methods among women aged 15-49 years in the rural Kenya as it complements the Tupange study that was done in Urban Kenya. In addition this study was also designed to provide evidence on uptake of MFPM among young women aged 15-24 years in both urban and rural Kenya. The study was also designed to provide additional evidence as to which factors are associated with the uptake of MFPM. The specific study objectives were; 1.To monitor changes in the uptake of MFPM 2.To determine factors associated with the uptake of MFPM 3.To evaluate the exposure to communication on Family Planning and its possible association to uptake of Modern Family Planning Methods Study Methodology This household ba sed study adopted a descriptive and cross-sectional approach that incorporated the use of mostly quantitative techniques of data collection, analysis, and presentation. This study design was chosen since it provided a more economical way to assessing point estimates of various behavioral indicators for large populations. The survey was designed and managed by PSI Kenya in consultation with the Department of Reproductive Health. The sampling frame was developed by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics which also conducted the weighting of the data. Data collection was done by a team of data collectors from IPSOS Kenya, with the team receiving training by PSI Kenya team. The overall quality control process was designed and implemented by PSI Kenya through quality control officers who accompanied the data collection team during the field work. The study population comprised of sexually active women of reproductive age drawn from seven of the eight provinces of Kenya; Central, Nairobi, Coast, Western, Nyanza, Rift Valley, and Eastern. The exclusion of North Eastern province was informed by lack of PSI involvement in the region. A sample size of 5624 was established based on PSI’s adopted method for sample size calculation . It is the minimum number of 15-49 year women to calculate all the study indicators.  
description:
Aloo, Stephen; Karimi, Susan; Wanderi, Joyce, 2013, "Kenya (2012): TRaC study measuring Uptake of Modern Family Planning among Sexually Active Women of Reproductive Aged 15-49 years in Rural Kenya and Aged 15-24 years in Urban Kenya. Round [2].", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/19630, Harvard Dataverse, V2
name:
Aloo, Stephen
Karimi, Susan
Wanderi, Joyce
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997