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Perceptions of teenage pregnancy among South African adolescents

Kelvin Mwaba

Health SA Gesondheid; Vol 5, No 3 (2000), 30-34. doi: 10.4102/hsag.v5i3.35

Submitted: 23 October 2000
Published:  24 October 2000

Abstract

Teenage pregnancy has been viewed as a social problem that has implications for the development and empowerment of women in South Africa. This study sought to determine the attitudes, perceptions and beliefs of a group of South African adolescents regarding teenage pregnancy.

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Kelvin Mwaba, University of the North-West, South Africa

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