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Swazi youths’ attitudes and perceptions concerning adolescent pregnancies and contraception

I S Ziyane, V J Ehlers
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 11, No 1 | a213 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v11i1.213 | © 2006 I S Ziyane, V J Ehlers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 November 2006 | Published: 10 November 2006

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I S Ziyane, University of Swaziland, South Africa
V J Ehlers, University of South Africa, South Africa

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Abstract

This study investigated Swazi adolescents’ attitudes and perceptions concerning adolescent pregnancies and contraceptive practices in order to help address the continued challenge posed by large numbers of adolescent pregnancies in Swaziland.

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Hierdie studie het Swazi adolessente se houdings en persepsies in verband met adolessente swangerskappe en voorbehoedpraktyke ondersoek om die volgehoue uitdaging van groot getalle adolessente swangerskappe in Swaziland aan te spreek.

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