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
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ROBERT, GWAIVU . "The Psycho-Economic Causes Of Pregnancy Among University Students A Case Study Of Kampala International University" Afribary (2021). Accessed December 01, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-psycho-economic-causes-of-pregnancy-among-university-students-a-case-study-of-kampala-international-university