Self Efficacy of Family Planning Acceptors in Selecting Contraception Methods
The behavior of family planning acceptors in choosing the contraception methods was influenced by several factors. Banduras’ theory stated that the cognitive processes including making a decision, having beliefs, or appreciating self-abilities were a consideration in understanding individuals' capabilities to deal with certain tasks. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between self-efficacy and the selection of contraception methods. This research applied the colerational design with a cross-sectional approach. Independent variable was the level of Self-efficacy and the dependent variable was the choice of contraception methods. The population in this study were all fertile age couples (15-49 years) who were part of family planning acceptors in the Kopo sub-district Bandung Regency. The samples were 70 people that were chosen using cluster sampling techniques. Instruments of this study were the self-efficacy scale based on Bandura (1997) aspect of self-efficacy in Ghufron (2010) and the modification scale of General Self-Efficacy (GSE) from Schwarzer and Jerusalem (1995). According to Schwarzer et al (2009) states that the GSE scale is a unidimensional scale where the GSE scale of 12 items is a unity of aspects of magnitude, strength, and generality. Analysis using the Chi-Square test. There was a relationship between self-efficacy and contraception selection with p-value 0,031. Family planning counseling with health providers would motivate acceptors. Family planning acceptors improved self-efficacy so that family planning acceptors would be confident with the choice of contraception used and avoid the risk of harmful pregnancy.
Keywords: Self-efficacy, Family Planning Participants
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