Klinische Pädiatrie: Offener Zugang

Klinische Pädiatrie: Offener Zugang
Offener Zugang

ISSN: 2572-0775


Parent-Adolescent Communication about Contraceptives and Associated Factors in Bahir Dar City, North West, Ethiopia

Bethilhem Wubet*, Gizchew Worku, Gedefaw Abeje

Adolescent pregnancy is a serious and complex problem. An overwhelming majority of teens feel that avoiding teen pregnancy would be easier if they were able to have open discussions about contraceptives with their parents. Therefore, this study was done to assess parent-adolescent communication about contraceptives and identify factors associated with parent-adolescent communication in Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia. A school based cross-sectional study was conducted with a total of 821 adolescent. Multi stage sampling technique was used to recruit the students. The data was collected using a pretested and structured interviewer administered questionnaire. Then it was exported to SPSS version 25 for analysis. Bivariable and multi-variable logistic regression analysis were done.