Journal of Clinical Research

ISSN: 2795-6172

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Chanda Musonda

Department of Medicine, Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia

  • Review Article   
    Prevalence and Factors Associated with an Increase in the Number of Teenage Pregnancies in Chikupili Village-Luano District
    Author(s): Chanda Musonda*

    Background: Teenage pregnancy in Zambia has continued to be a public health concern with 17% of women beginning their sexual activity before 15 years, and 69% before 18 years. 34% having given birth before 18 years and 29% between 15-19 years. Previous studies have outlined factors leading to teenage pregnancy as: low/no contraception use, poverty, poor sexual education and a bad parental relation. Due to the impact of teenage pregnancy (low birth weight, premature deliveries, and severe neonatal conditions, this study was undertaken with the aim of determining the prevalence and factors associated with an increase in teenage pregnancies in Chikupili village, Luano district-central province. Method: A cross sectional design was used. The village was divided into clusters and simple random sampling was used to select 384 participants. A quest.. Read More»
    DOI: DOI: 10.37421/2795-6172.2022.6.165

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