Factors affecting teenage parenthood as perceived by selected mothers in Dasmariñas, Cavite

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Parenting, Pregnancy in Adolescence


This study utilized a quantitative descriptive method of research. The respondents of thei study were composed of 100 selected teenage mothers who are 16 to 25 years old, had their first baby at age of 19 and below, residents of Dasmarinas, Cavite, know how to speak in Filipino and agreed to participate in this study. The respondents were chosen using purposive sampling. A self-made questionnaire was used as the instrument for data gathering. Statistical treatments employed were percentage, mean and analysis of variance (ANOVA). After the results were interpreted, the researchers came up with the following conclusions: 1) Most of the respondents were 18 to 19 years old, live with the father of the child, high school graduates, and belong to a family usually earning a monthly income of P5,000 and below; 2) Majority of the respondents strongly agree with the statement pertaining to psycho-emotional, socio-spiritual and environmental factors affecting teenage parenthood; 3) There is no significant difference in the perception of teenage mothers on factors affecting teenage parenthood when they were grouped according to age, civil status, educational attainment and family monthly income.

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