Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
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ISSN: 2161-0932

Ali Samba

Ali Samba


  • Research Article
    Contraceptive use Among Female Adolescents in Korle-Gonno, Accra, Ghana
    Author(s): Mumuni Kareem and Ali SambaMumuni Kareem and Ali Samba

    Objective: To find out the prevalence of contraceptive use among female adolescents and the associated factors for contraceptive choice and use. Methods: Using systematic sampling technique, one female adolescent (10-19 years) from each of 110 houses was interviewed using structured questionnaire. One house was selected and a female adolescent who consented was administered structured questionnaire. Data collected included; socio-demographic factors, adolescent sexuality, contraceptive use/non-use and contraceptive choices. Data was analysed using SPSS: 16.0 and frequencies, means, Chi Squared test and Logistic regression was used, setting significance at p=0.05. Results: The mean age at first sexual intercourse was 15.9 years (12-18 years) and 55.5% of female adolescents were sexually active. Contraceptive prevalence am.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000414

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