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Assessment of knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Emergency Contraception as a Prevention to Unwanted Pregnancies among Students in Teachers College in songea district, ruvuma region-tanzania -september 2005

Hinju, J. and Luoga, P. (2006) Assessment of knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Emergency Contraception as a Prevention to Unwanted Pregnancies among Students in Teachers College in songea district, ruvuma region-tanzania -september 2005. Dar es Salaam Medical Students Journal, 14 (1). ISSN 0856-7212

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Abstract

To assess knowledge, attitudes and practices of emergency contraception among the college students in Songea District, September 2005. Descriptive, cross- sectional study Data was collected through self administered questionnaires, where by students were instructed what to do in introductory remark. All this was done first before being administered in the class. Then the filled questionnaires were collected. Majority were not using ECP 56(46.7%) with a reason of never had need for it, followed by 29 (24.2%) and 28 (23.3%), with reasons of partner doesn’t like it and religious reasons respectively. Cancer causation was chosen the least, 7 (5.8%). Only 23 individuals had ever used ECP in their lifeb time, of these only 8 (34.8%) followed by 6

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Pregnancies, contraceptive pills, ECPs, College students, Abortions, Songea, Ruvuma, Tanzania
Subjects: Maternal & Neonatal Health > Antenatal care
Divisions: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)
Depositing User: Mr Joseph Madata
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2015 08:19
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2015 08:19
URI: http://ihi.eprints.org/id/eprint/3112

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