Teenage Pregnancy in Rural Indonesia: Does Education Level Have a Role?

Wulandari, Ratna Dwi and Laksono, Agung Dwi and Matahari, Ratu (2023) Teenage Pregnancy in Rural Indonesia: Does Education Level Have a Role? [Artikel Dosen]

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Background: Teenage pregnancy is a high-risk pregnancy. Teenage pregnancy often gets social sanctions in the form of stigma from the community, and the loss of school rights. Objective:The research aimsto analyze the role of education in teenage pregnancy in rural Indonesia.Methods:This study analyzed the data from Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey 2017 using a cross-sectional approach.The unit of analysis was women aged 19-24 years old. The study pooled1,982 womenas samples. Besides the education level, other independent variables analyzed were marital, employment, and wealth.In the final stage of the study, a multivariate test with binary logistic regression was carried out.Results:The results showedthat women with secondary education were 0.451 times less likely to experience teenage pregnancy than women with primary education (95% CI 0.354-0.574). Higher education was0.110 times lesslikely to experience teenage pregnancy than primary education (95% CI 0.070-0.171). The study found two other variables related to teenage pregnancy in rural Indonesia besides educational factors. The two variables are employment status and wealth status.Conclusion:The studyconcluded that education level is associated withtoteenage pregnancy in Indonesia's rural areas. The lower the education level, the higher the chances of experiencingteenage pregnancy

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: 23 Nov 2023 04:41
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2023 04:41
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/52627

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