Safe motherhood : when to begin.
Two thousand five hundred college girls were assessed for their knowledge and attitudes regarding sex, pregnancy and child rearing with the help of a pretested questionnaire.
The site of menstruation was known to only 35.3% of the girls.
The knowledge about the time and site of conception was 25.3% and 58.2%, respectively.
Only 16.3% of the respondents knew the normal route of delivery although the duration of normal pregnancy was known to majority (87.7%). The girls were aware of the ideal timing of abortion (67.5%) but the safe method and legality were poorly known facts.
Mots-clés Pascal : Femelle, Adolescent, Inde, Connaissance, Gestation, Contraception, Sexualité, Evaluation, Homme, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Female, Adolescent, India, Knowledge, Pregnancy, Contraception, Sexuality, Evaluation, Human, Asia
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0116355
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.