The Social Sciences

Year: 2008
Volume: 3
Issue: 5
Page No. 343 - 346

Relationships among Family Planning, Sexual Fulfillment and Marital Satisfaction of Married People in Lagos State, Nigeria

Authors : G.A. Akinleye and F.A. Alade

Abstract: Family planning helps to improve the quality of life and reproductive health by empowering individual and couples to safe sex. The study, therefore, employed the use of descriptive research design to examine the relationship among family planning, sexual and marital satisfaction among married people in Lagos state. One research question and 3 hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument used was a questionnaire designed by the researcher and administered to 600 married people in Lagos state, 519 copies of questionnaire were returned for analysis. The data collected were analysed using frequency counts, simple percentage, mean and correlation co-efficient. The result of the investigation showed a favourable perception to family planning and significant relationship was established among family planning, sexual fulfillment and marital satisfaction. Based on the findings, it was recommended that family planning services should be made available free or at subsidized rate to encourage people to be more involved in the practice. More family planning clinics can also be built to enable married people have enough access to information and services on family planning.

How to cite this article:

G.A. Akinleye and F.A. Alade , 2008. Relationships among Family Planning, Sexual Fulfillment and Marital Satisfaction of Married People in Lagos State, Nigeria. The Social Sciences, 3: 343-346.

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