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Promoting contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants in Qingdao, China: a comparative impact study of worksite based interventions

Peter Decat UGent, Wei Hong Zhang UGent, Wim Delva UGent, Eileen Moyer, Yimin Cheng, Zhi-jin Wang, Ci-yong Lu, Shi-zhong Wu, Ruta Nadisauskiene and Marleen Temmerman UGent, et al. (2012) EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE. 17(5). p.363-372
abstract
Background We conducted a comparative study in worksites to assess the impact of sexual health promoting interventions on contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants. Study design In Qingdao ten manufacturing worksites were randomly allocated to a standard package of interventions (SPI) and an intensive package of interventions (IPI). The interventions ran from July 2008 to January 2009. Cross-sectional surveys at baseline and end line assessed the sexual behaviour of young female migrants. To evaluate the impact of the interventions we assessed pre- and post time trends. Results From the SPI group 721 (baseline) and 615 (end line) respondents were considered. Out of the IPI group we included 684 and 603 migrants. Among childless migrants, self-reported contraceptive use increased significantly after SPI and IPI (adjusted odds ratio [aOR]= 3.23; 95% confidence interval [CI]=1.52-6.84; p<0.01 and aOR=5.81; 95% CI=2.63-12.80; p<0.001, respectively). Childless migrants older than 22 years reported a greater use after IPI than after SPI. Conclusion Implementing current Chinese sexual health promotion programmes at worksites is likely to have a positive impact on migrant women working in the manufacturing industry of Qingdao. More comprehensive interventions seem to have an added value if they are well targeted to specific groups.
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program evaluation, family planning services, China, reproductive health, labour migration, comparative effectiveness research, intervention study, contraception, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, SEXUAL-BEHAVIOR, MIGRATION, SHANGHAI, WORKERS, DETERMINANTS, ADOLESCENTS, PREVENTION, RESIDENTS, ATTITUDES
journal title
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE
Eur. J. Contracept. Reprod. Health Care
volume
17
issue
5
pages
363 - 372
Web of Science type
Article
Web of Science id
000308724800005
JCR category
PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
JCR impact factor
1.808 (2012)
JCR rank
68/157 (2012)
JCR quartile
2 (2012)
ISSN
1362-5187
DOI
10.3109/13625187.2012.696752
project
YOLAMI, young labor migrants in Chinese Cities: a demonstration intervention project to address barriers to health care and promote their sexual and reproductive health
language
English
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yes
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A1
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2129473
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-2129473
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2012-06-01 17:07:25
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2013-07-08 16:35:17
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  abstract     = {Background We conducted a comparative study in worksites to assess the impact of sexual health promoting interventions on contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants. 
Study design In Qingdao ten manufacturing worksites were randomly allocated to a standard package of interventions (SPI) and an intensive package of interventions (IPI). The interventions ran from July 2008 to January 2009. Cross-sectional surveys at baseline and end line assessed the sexual behaviour of young female migrants. To evaluate the impact of the interventions we assessed pre- and post time trends.  
Results From the SPI group 721 (baseline) and 615 (end line) respondents were considered. Out of the IPI group we included 684 and 603 migrants.  Among childless migrants, self-reported contraceptive use increased significantly after SPI and IPI (adjusted odds ratio [aOR]= 3.23; 95\% confidence interval [CI]=1.52-6.84; p{\textlangle}0.01 and aOR=5.81; 95\% CI=2.63-12.80; p{\textlangle}0.001, respectively). Childless migrants older than 22 years reported a greater use after IPI than after SPI.  
Conclusion Implementing current Chinese sexual health promotion programmes at worksites is likely to have a positive impact on migrant women working in the manufacturing industry of Qingdao. More comprehensive interventions seem to have an added value if they are well targeted to specific groups.},
  author       = {Decat, Peter and Zhang, Wei Hong and Delva, Wim and Moyer, Eileen and Cheng, Yimin  and Wang, Zhi-jin and Lu, Ci-yong and Wu, Shi-zhong and Nadisauskiene, Ruta and Temmerman, Marleen and Degomme, Olivier},
  issn         = {1362-5187},
  journal      = {EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE},
  keyword      = {program evaluation,family planning services,China,reproductive health,labour migration,comparative effectiveness research,intervention study,contraception,REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH,SEXUAL-BEHAVIOR,MIGRATION,SHANGHAI,WORKERS,DETERMINANTS,ADOLESCENTS,PREVENTION,RESIDENTS,ATTITUDES},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {363--372},
  title        = {Promoting contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants in Qingdao, China: a comparative impact study of worksite based interventions},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13625187.2012.696752},
  volume       = {17},
  year         = {2012},
}

Chicago
Decat, Peter, Wei Hong Zhang, Wim Delva, Eileen Moyer, Yimin Cheng, Zhi-jin Wang, Ci-yong Lu, et al. 2012. “Promoting Contraceptive Use Among Female Rural-to-urban Migrants in Qingdao, China: a Comparative Impact Study of Worksite Based Interventions.” European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care 17 (5): 363–372.
APA
Decat, P., Zhang, W. H., Delva, W., Moyer, E., Cheng, Y., Wang, Z., Lu, C., et al. (2012). Promoting contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants in Qingdao, China: a comparative impact study of worksite based interventions. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, 17(5), 363–372.
Vancouver
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Decat P, Zhang WH, Delva W, Moyer E, Cheng Y, Wang Z, et al. Promoting contraceptive use among female rural-to-urban migrants in Qingdao, China: a comparative impact study of worksite based interventions. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE. 2012;17(5):363–72.
MLA
Decat, Peter, Wei Hong Zhang, Wim Delva, et al. “Promoting Contraceptive Use Among Female Rural-to-urban Migrants in Qingdao, China: a Comparative Impact Study of Worksite Based Interventions.” EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CONTRACEPTION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE 17.5 (2012): 363–372. Print.