The aim of the paper is to to investigate the geographical and socioeconomic determinants of both teenage pregnancies and maternal health behaviours among adolescent women in Kenya. We firstly introduce a descriptive analysis aiming at presenting the main trends in fertility and reproductive health behaviour of Kenyan women as emerging from the 2003 and 2008-09 Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys (KDHS). Secondly, we study childhood among younger women as emerging from 2003 KDHS.

Adolescent childbearing experiences in Kenya: geographical and socioeconomic determinants

ANGELI, AURORA;MAZZOCCHETTI, ANGELINA;PEZZULO, CARLA;RETTAROLI, ROSELLA
2010

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The aim of the paper is to to investigate the geographical and socioeconomic determinants of both teenage pregnancies and maternal health behaviours among adolescent women in Kenya. We firstly introduce a descriptive analysis aiming at presenting the main trends in fertility and reproductive health behaviour of Kenyan women as emerging from the 2003 and 2008-09 Kenya Demographic and Health Surveys (KDHS). Secondly, we study childhood among younger women as emerging from 2003 KDHS.
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Aurora Angeli; Angelina Mazzocchetti; Carla Pezzulo; Rosella Rettaroli
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