Social Dimensions of Teen Pregnancy in the Philippines

No. of pages: 47

Publication date: 4 August 2017

Author: Dr. Corazon Raymundo

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There are factors in the socio-economic environment of the teenagers that serve either as risk or protective factors for PMS /Pregnancy.

This presentation showed quite a number of these factors
•However, there are still more that can be unearthed even from the YAFS4 data alone.
•YAFS4 data alone can still yield some more useful information that can be used to address more issues surrounding the issue of teen pregnancy.
•What we showed are just one factor influence at a time, the relative strength of influences still are not shown. This will be useful in identifying and prioritizing intervention programs.