Sexual activity, contraceptive practice and abortion among adolescents in Lagos, Nigeria.


Nine hundred fifty randomly selected secondary school girls were surveyed. Sexual activity was claimed by 29%, the youngest age was 12 years and age had no influence on the frequency of sexual intercourse. Multiple sexual partners, a high risk behaviour for contracting STD including AIDS was demonstrated in 33.7% and only 20.3% used orthodox methods of… (More)


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