Unmarried Women and Unintended Pregnancy: An Indonesian Cross-Sectional Study

Matahari, Ratu (2023) Unmarried Women and Unintended Pregnancy: An Indonesian Cross-Sectional Study. [Artikel Dosen]

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Background: Indonesia has moral norms consider pregnancy among unmarried women a disgrace. The study analyzes the factors influencing
unintended pregnancies among unmarried women in Indonesia. Material and Methods: The study examined 1,050 women. The author analyzed
unintended pregnancy and six other variables (residence, age, education, employment, wealth, and parity). Multivariate analysis used binary
logistic regression. Results: 15.5% of unmarried women in Indonesia have experienced an unintended pregnancy. Women living in urban
areas are more likely to experience unintended pregnancies than women in rural areas. The 15–19 have the highest chance of experiencing
an unintended pregnancy. Education is a protective factor from unintended pregnancy. Employed women are 1.938 times more likely than
unemployed. Poverty is a risk factor for experiencing an unintended pregnancy. Multiparous is 4.095 times more likely than primiparous.
Conclusion: The study identified six variables that affect unintended pregnancy among unmarried women in Indonesia: residence, age,
education, employment, wealth, and parity.
Keywords: Contraceptive use, family planning, maternal health, public health, unintended pregnancy, unmarried

Item Type: Artikel Dosen
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisi / Prodi: SDM Univesitas Ahmad Dahlan
Depositing User: Ratu Matahari
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2023 01:57
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2023 01:57
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/51527

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