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Government fails to boost contraceptive use, survey shows

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, December 12 2012 | 10:23 am

PREMIUM Despite massive campaigns in the past five years, the government has failed to convince more people to use contraceptives, a survey has shown.

The newly issued 2012 Indonesian Health and Demography Survey (SDKI) report shows that the use of contraceptives (all methods) among couples of reproductive age in the country stands at 61.9 percent.

It is a slight increase from 61.4 percent i...