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Title: Psychosocial problems of induced abortion and Rts contributing factors: the case of marie Stopes health clinics addis ababa
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: Tamirie Andualem(Ato)
Zeyin, Zerihun
Keywords: Its major purpose was to asses the psychosocial problems
Issue Date: Aug-2008
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: This study was conducted on 210 (205 in the quantitative part and 5 in the qualitative one) women who had induced abortion after 20 days were asked. Its major purpose was to asses the psychosocial problems of induced abortion on study participants and the factors contributing to it. To this effect, a structured questionnaire was prepared and asked for the 205 women. To supplement the quantitative data gathered vza questionnaire, interview was held with 5 women, who were not participated in the questionnaire. The quantitative data were analyzed using frequency, percentage and Odds Ratio. The information obtained from interview was also summarized qualitatively. The result revealed prevalence of psychosocial problems of induced abortion. Odds Ratio also showed age, marital status, and numbers of abortion were significant with both psychological and social problems of induced abortion on women. On the other hand, educational status did not show significant association with both psychological and social problems of induced abortion on women. Whereas some factors like women's belief and attitude and decision problems were significant with social problems of induced abortion. Unders tanding the side effects or not of abortion before showed significant association with psychological problems of induced abortion on women. As far as occupational s tatus, students and unemployed accounts more than half of the study participants. Based on these results, recommendations were made.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/16570
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