Abstract

The tendency of contraceptive use in Indonesia is not based on a consideration
rationalistic, effectiveness and efficiency. Based on the preliminary survey
conducted in Puskesmas I Kembaran Banyumas, turns acceptors said they did not
know much about family planning methods they use, they merely know about its
usefulness, which is to delay pregnancy. The purpose of this study was to
determine the level of knowledge about the IUD IUD acceptors in Puskesmas I
Kembaran Banyumas Month Period from March to July 2010 based on the level
of education and resources. This type of research is descriptive research with
cross sectional approach. The population in this study are all family planning
acceptors in Puskesmas I IUD Kembaran Banyumas regency period January to
May 2009 amounted to 118 acceptors. By sampling a total of sampling as many
as 118 acceptors. The results showed that the level of knowledge about the IUD
IUD acceptors largely in enough categories, and a small portion in the poor
category. Acceptors educated elementary, junior and senior high schools mostly
have the level of knowledge about the IUD in the category enough. While the
respondents to D3 or PT mostly have this level of knowledge in both categories.
IUD acceptors who get information about the IUD most widely obtain resources
from the media. Based on the results that the level of knowledge of family
planning acceptors in Puskesmas I IUD Kembaran Banyumas most in the
category of pretty, by education level is junior high, resources are obtained from
the media.
Keywords: Knowledge, IUD Acceptors