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Adolescent contraceptive use DATA FROM THE NEPAL DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY (NDHS), 2011
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In the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, there are 6.6 million adolescents aged 10–19
years – 23.2% of the country’s total population.i Most adolescents live in rural areas, 83.4% of adolescent girls and 81.6% of adolescent boys. By age 19, the mean number of years of schooling attended by adolescent girls is 7.1, while for adolescent boys it is 8.7. Among adolescents who become parents before age 20, the average age at which Nepalese adolescent girls have their first baby is 17.3 years, while the average age at which adolescent boys first become fathers is 18.3.
Analysis of data from the NDHSii shows that nearly 684 000 Nepalese aged 15–19 are currently sexually active – they are either unmarried and have had sex in the last three months or they are in a union (i.e. married or living together). On average, among adolescents who had sex before age 20, adolescent girls first have sexual intercourse at age 16.4 years and adolescent boys at 17.1 years.
Among unmarried adolescents, 0.8% of adolescent girls report ever having sex and 0.3% are
currently sexually active; among adolescent boys, 14.9% report ever having sex, while 7.0% are currently sexually active. Among all Nepalese adolescents, 28.8% of adolescent girls and 6.9% of adolescent boys are in a union. Among these adolescents, the mean age of the first union is 16.4 years for adolescent girls and 17.6 for adolescent boys.


Publisher:
WHO ,   (2011 )
Type / Script:
Progress Report in English
Keywords:
CONTRACEPTIVES, MALE CONTRACEPTION, FEMALE CONTRACEPTION, ADOLESCENTS, TRADITIONAL CONTRACEPTION, FAMILY PLANNING,STERILIZATION, PREGNANCY,SEX EDUCATION, SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR, BIRTH CONTROL
Thematic Group:
 WHO : World Health Organization
Thesaurus:
08.02.00  -  Family Planning
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