A woman who has knowledge about contraceptive methods and also has the risk of pregnancy but still not using a method, this creates a gap in the uses of family planning method called unmet need. For understanding the difficulties regarding the uses of Family Planning methods and measuring the success of these programs, unmet need approach was suggested by a WHO expert in 1975. Though contraceptive exercise has increased significantly from past few years, but significant Knowledge, Attitude and Practice-gap (KAP GAP) regarding family planning uses is still persisting in India and its states.The key theme of this paper is to examine the gap present in the usage of family planning methods and also The present explore the reasons behind GAP of in six bigger cities in Uttar Pradesh, examines trends in these, and discusses plausible explanations.
Presented in Session 3. Population, Development, & the Environment; Data & Methods; Applied Demography