Reproductive, sexual and contraceptive behaviour of adolescents in Niger State, Nigeria.

@article{Sunmola2002ReproductiveSA,
  title={Reproductive, sexual and contraceptive behaviour of adolescents in Niger State, Nigeria.},
  author={A. M. Sunmola and Morenike O Dipeolu and Sunday Samson Babalola and Adebayo D Otu},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={82-92}
}
This is a multi-stage random sampling study involving 896 male and female adolescents aged 11-25 years in Niger State of Nigeria. Thirty three per cent of them had already had first sexual experience. Only 3.6% were married. Most of the Gwari and Hausa respondents acknowledged that they married at an earlier age than the Yoruba respondents. One half of those who were sexually experienced had more than one sexual partner. Majority of the respondents were informed about HIV/AIDS and STDs. More… CONTINUE READING
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