What is it about?
Adolescent pregnancy and motherhood is endemic across all regions in Ghana. What then are the contributing factors to these? We use the current Ghana maternal health survey to prove the association between socioeconomic factors and these variables.
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Why is it important?
our finding shows that all socio-economic factors are significantly associated with adolescent pregnancy and motherhood. Hence the need for stakeholders to reinforce existing policies to reduce these public health issues.
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This page is a summary of: Socio-economic factors associated with adolescent pregnancy and motherhood: Analysis of the 2017 Ghana maternal health survey, PLoS ONE, December 2022, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0272131.
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