Abstract

Population problems in Indonesia is a large population growth with the population growth rate is
relatively high. One of the government's efforts to suppress the population growth that is by imposing
progrm KB. The use of birth control pills in Central Java, 23.3% sabagai reason a woman uses birth
control pills are very effective because, age and parity is one factor driving the use of contraceptives. In
Tegal regency, approximately 12.79% were using contraceptives birth control pills and preliminary
surveys have been conducted in sub-district Puskesmas Kesambi Margasari Tegal 553 pill acceptors
acceptors.
This study aimed to describe the characteristics of family planning acceptors of pills at health
centers Margasari Kesambi District of Tegal in 2011.
This research method is quantitative descriptive study using a retrospective approach. The
population of this study were 113 respondents who use contraception pills in January-December 2009
and the sampling technique using total sampling. The type of data using secondary data is done manually
by recording the data from the register book and included in the master table.
Characteristics of 113 acceptors of family planning acceptors pills are mostly aged 20-35 years
67 respondents (57.5%), a small portion of acceptors over the age of 35 years and 6 respondents (5.3%),
mostly primiparous 79 respondents (69, 9%), a small portion multiparas 34 respondents (30.0%).
The characteristic feature of family planning acceptors of pills at health centers Margasari
Kesambi District of Tegal in 2009 the dominant aged 20-35 years and primiparous parity.


Keywords: Characteristics, Acceptors KB, contraceptive pills.