Perception of university students on unwanted pregnancy in South West Nigeria / Olukunmi ‘Lanre Olaitan

Olaitan, Olukunmi ‘Lanre (2018) Perception of university students on unwanted pregnancy in South West Nigeria / Olukunmi ‘Lanre Olaitan. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, 14 (1). pp. 48-55. ISSN 1823-3198

Abstract

This study investigated the perception of unwanted pregnancy among university students in South West Nigeria. A cross-sectional survey was conducted and data were analyzed on perception of unwanted pregnancy. The variables examined include, perception of the causes consequences and prevention of unwanted pregnancy. A multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 400 subjects and a structured questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. The findings revealed that all the three null-hypotheses generated were rejected, using Chi-square (X2) statistical method at  = 0.05 level of significance. The findings showed that university students have significant perception of the causes, consequences and prevention of unwanted pregnancy. Based on the findings, recommendations were made such as: parent should give sufficient fund to their children; introduction and teaching of sex-education should be included in the school curriculum; adequate and functioning of family planning programs/clinics should be established in schools amongst others.

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Item Type: Article
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Olaitan, Olukunmi ‘Lanre
lanreolives@yahoo.com
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs > Customs relative to special classes
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > School life. Student manners and customs. Students > General works. College students
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > School life. Student manners and customs. Students > Moral, religious, and physical life of students. Student conduct and behavior
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation (MJSSR)
ISSN: 1823-3198
Volume: 14
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 48-55
Keywords: University, Unwanted pregnancy, Perception
Date: 2018
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/30298
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