The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University

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ABSTRACT

This research was carried out in Kampala International University, the aim was to assess the psycho-economic causes of pregnancy among university students after realizing that a big number of students fall victims of this act in universities. This was done through gathering data from different respondents using different methodologies. Data was collected from 50 respondents where, 10 were university members of staff (including, 6 university lecturers, 2 administrators and 2 doctors from the university clinic) and 40 respondents were students in the university (including, 25 females and 15 males). Findings revealed that, poverty is the top ranking psych-economic cause of pregnancy in university students since majority of the university students in Uganda come from very poor families and yet they admire many expensive things. Findings also revealed that, 70% of the respondents agree that there are 1-3 pregnant students in their lecture rooms/classes. Findings also revealed that, 60% of the respondents considered abortion to be first effect manifesting in university pregnant students. Lastly, findings revealed that, 40 of the respondents considered increased condom awareness in the university to be first strategy that can help to minimize pregnancy among university students. The recommendations suggested included: . University rules and regulations should favor pregnant students . . Students should be patient to finish their studies before they engage in sexual activities. 

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APA

ROBERT, G (2021). The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-psycho-economic-causes-of-pregnancy-among-university-students-a-case-study-of-kampala-international-university

MLA 8th

ROBERT, GWAIVU "The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-psycho-economic-causes-of-pregnancy-among-university-students-a-case-study-of-kampala-international-university. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

MLA7

ROBERT, GWAIVU . "The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 24 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-psycho-economic-causes-of-pregnancy-among-university-students-a-case-study-of-kampala-international-university >.

Chicago

ROBERT, GWAIVU . "The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 24, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-psycho-economic-causes-of-pregnancy-among-university-students-a-case-study-of-kampala-international-university