The Effect Of ‘You Must Know Mobile Application’ On The Knowledge And Use Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services Among Young People In The Greater Accra Region, Ghana

ABSTRACT

Background: Adolescents constitute the majority of the world’s population and are faced with sexual

and reproductive health (SRH) issues. The inability of young people to access /SRH services is

attributed to challenges such as privacy and unconducive environment even at facilities that target them.

As a result, the Ghana Health Service, the primary implementer of health activities in the country

introduced the You Must Know (YMK) mobile application to provide young people privacy and

confidentiality they need in accessing SRH services as well as address the issue of service availability.

Objective: This study sought to determine the level of knowledge of SRH and use of services by YMK

users and non- users. It also assessed factors influencing the use of YMK application among young

people.

Method: An unmatched case-control study was conducted in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. A

mobile-based questionnaire was used to recruit 138 YMK users and 276 non-users of YMK to

participate in the study. A p-value 0.05). Young people who were Muslims were

81% less likely to have good knowledge on SRH issues compared to Christians [AOR=0.18, CI: 0.07-

-0.47, p

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APA

NARTEY, E (2021). The Effect Of ‘You Must Know Mobile Application’ On The Knowledge And Use Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services Among Young People In The Greater Accra Region, Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-you-must-know-mobile-application-on-the-knowledge-and-use-of-sexual-and-reproductive-health-services-among-young-people-in-the-greater-accra-region-ghana

MLA 8th

NARTEY, EDMOND "The Effect Of ‘You Must Know Mobile Application’ On The Knowledge And Use Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services Among Young People In The Greater Accra Region, Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-you-must-know-mobile-application-on-the-knowledge-and-use-of-sexual-and-reproductive-health-services-among-young-people-in-the-greater-accra-region-ghana. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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NARTEY, EDMOND . "The Effect Of ‘You Must Know Mobile Application’ On The Knowledge And Use Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services Among Young People In The Greater Accra Region, Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021. Web. 23 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-you-must-know-mobile-application-on-the-knowledge-and-use-of-sexual-and-reproductive-health-services-among-young-people-in-the-greater-accra-region-ghana >.

Chicago

NARTEY, EDMOND . "The Effect Of ‘You Must Know Mobile Application’ On The Knowledge And Use Of Sexual And Reproductive Health Services Among Young People In The Greater Accra Region, Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-effect-of-you-must-know-mobile-application-on-the-knowledge-and-use-of-sexual-and-reproductive-health-services-among-young-people-in-the-greater-accra-region-ghana