Reproductive health risk and protective factors among unmarried youth in Ghana.

  title={Reproductive health risk and protective factors among unmarried youth in Ghana.},
  author={Ali Mehryar Karim and Robert J. Magnani and Gwendolyn T Morgan and Katherine C. Bond},
  journal={International family planning perspectives},
  volume={29 1},
CONTEXT In Ghana, as in many other Sub-Saharan African countries, the behaviors of the current cohort of adolescents will strongly influence the course of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. This study sought to identify factors associated with elevated risks of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection among unmarried Ghanaian youth. METHODS A nationally representative sample of 3,739 unmarried 12-24-year-olds were surveyed. Various regression techniques were used to assess the effects of individual… CONTINUE READING
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