THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN KNOWLEDGE AND SUPPORT OF HUSBANDS WITH UNMET NEED EVENTS COUPLES OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE IN THE UPTD WORK AREA OF KUNINGAN HEALTH CENTER 2018
Background: Unmet need KB is a fertile woman who does not use any contraception / contraceptive method but wants a postponement of pregnancy (thinning) or stops altogether (limiting) the number of children, the negative impact resulting from unmet need for family planning is that it can cause complications during pregnancy and affect the success of family planning programs in Indonesia. The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between husband's knowledge and support and the incidence of unmet need for PUS in the work area of the UPTD in Kuningan Health Center in 2018. Subjects and Methods: The research method used in this study used an analytical method with a case control approach. The number of samples is 27 respondents with the sampling technique that is using purposive samples. Data analysis using the chi-square test. Results: The results of 27 respondents did not have a relationship between knowledge and incidence of needs that had not been fulfilled at PUS as evidenced by the value (p- value 1,000), there was no relationship between funds and the occurrence of unmet needs at PUS as evidenced by the value (p-value = 0.420). Conclusion: Based on the results of the study, the authors concluded that husband's knowledge and support did not significantly influence the incidence of unmet needs. The results of this study are expected to be used as a reference to improve health services, especially in family planning (KB) and it is expected that health workers, especially midwives, not only provide counseling to mothers, but also involve husbands because husbands have influence in decision making for mothers to use contraception.