THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT

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ABSTRACT


This study was carried out to investigate utilization of contraception and sexual behaviour of adolescents in Senior Secondary School, Rumuolumeni, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. Total sampling was adopted.  An adopted structured anonymous closed and open-ended questionnaire was used for data collection. The data was analysed using inferential statistics, one-way ANOVA at 0.05 significant level and descriptive statistics. Ten point seven percent (10.7%) of respondents used contraceptives at first sexual debut. Out of which 54.5% used condoms during their first sexual debut and forty-five point five percent (45.5%) used pills. Fourteen percent of respondents had ever had sexual intercourse, forty-five point five percent (45.5%) of respondents had sexual debut at age 20 and above with a mean age of 18.3±28years at first sexual debut. Two point five percent (2.5%) have ever been pregnant all of which resulted in abortion. Forty-eight point five percent (48.5%) of respondent’s source of contraceptives from government hospitals/health centres, twenty four point seven percent (24.7%) from pharmacy, fifteen percent (15%) from private clinics, and eleven point eight percent (11.8%) from private hospital. More (47.5%)respondents got information about contraceptives from school teachers via teaching, 24% from health professionals, 19.6% from friends, 18.8% from books/magazines, mother 8.8%, 4.9% from father and siblings five point four percent (5.4%). The findings of the study revealed a significant association between utilization of contraceptive and the sexual behavior of respondents (P<0.05, F-value = 0.653). In conclusion, low level utilization of contraceptives was found and 14% had ever had sexual intercourse. Therefore the re-introduction of school-based sex education was recommended.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page - - - - - - - - - - i

Certification - - ¬- - - - ¬- ¬- - - ii

Approval Page- - - - - - - - - - iii

Dedication - - - - - - - - - - iv

Acknowledgements - ¬- - - - - - - - v

Abstract - - - - ¬- - - - - - vi

Table of Contents - - - - - - - - - vii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Introduction - - - - - - - - - 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem - - - - - - - 5

1.3 Purpose of the Study - ¬- - - - - - - 7

1.4 Significance of the Study - ¬- ¬- - - - - 7

1.5 Scope of the Study - - - - - - - - 9

1.6 Research Questions - - - - ¬- - - - 9

1.7 Research Hypothesis - - - ¬- - - - - 10

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

2.0 Introduction - - ¬- - - - - - - 11

2.1 Concept of Adolescent - - - - - - - 11

2.2 Concept of Contraceptives - - ¬- - - - - 12

2.3 Utilization ofContraception - - - - - - - 15

2.4 Sexual Behaviour of Adolescents - - - - - - 18

2.5 Sources of Information on Contraception - ¬- - - - 23

2.6 Sources of Contraceptive Supplies - - - - - - 24

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

3.1 Area of the Study - - - - - - - - 32

3.2 Research Design - ¬- ¬-¬ - - - - - 33

3.3 Population for the Study - - - - - - - 33

3.4 Sampling Techniques - - - - - - - 33

3.5 Validity of the Study - - - - - - - - 33

3.6 Reliability of the Instrument - - - - - - - 33

3.7 Instrument for Data Collection - - - - - - 33

3.8 Administration of the Instrument - - - - - - 33

3.9 Method of Data Analysis - - - - - - - 34


CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS

4.0 Results - - - - - - - - - 35

4.1 Socio-Demographic Characteristics - - - - - - 36

4.2 Contraceptive Utilization by Respondents - - - - - 38

4.3 Sexual Behaviour of Respondents - - - - - - 40

4.4 Sources of Modern Contraceptive Methods - - - - - 41

4.5 Sources of Information on Contraceptives by Respondents - - - 43

4.6 Testing of Hypothesis - - - - ¬- - - 45

¬CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1 Utilization ofContraception ¬ - - - - - - - 46

5.2 Sexual Behaviour of Adolescents - - - - - - 46

5.3 Sources of Contraceptive Supplies - ¬- - - - - 47

5.4 Sources of Information on Contraceptives - - - - - 47

5.5 Conclusion - - ¬¬- - - - - - - 48

5.6 Recommendations - - ¬- - - - - - 48

References - - ¬- - - - - - - 50

Appendix 1 - - - - - - - - - 62


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APA

Minna, O (2019). THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT. Afribary.com: Retrieved July 15, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/minna-main-project-complete-1

MLA 8th

Ogaranya-marc, Minna. "THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 13 May. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/minna-main-project-complete-1 . Accessed 15 Jul. 2019.

MLA7

Ogaranya-marc, Minna. "THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 13 May. 2019. Web. 15 Jul. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/minna-main-project-complete-1 >.

Chicago

Ogaranya-marc, Minna. "THE KNOWLEDGE AND UTILIZATION OF CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AMONG STUDENTS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed July 15, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/minna-main-project-complete-1