Practices and Attitudes of Female Students on Legalization of Abortion: The Case of Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia
Workineh Menna Eligo
Corresponding Author : Workineh Menna Eligo
Department of Statistics, Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia
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Received : 2018-12-22 Accepted : 2019-02-05 Published : 2019-02-05
Abstract : Abortion is one of the major health problems in our country and the issue of abortion is twisted with a host of political, religious and moral concerns. But regardless the constraints produced by the environment in which they live, a number of women seek induced abortion illegally. The aim of this study is to identify the factor that affect women attitude on legalization of abortion in Wolaita Sodo University the case of 3rd year female students of 2016/17academic calendar. Thus, the target population of this study is all 3rd year female students in the Wolaita Sodo University main campus. The total number of female students considered for these studies were 702 from those 195 students was taken as a representative of the total population by using simple random sampling technique. The analysis were done through descriptive statistics include frequency table and bar charts and from inferential statistics Chi-square test of independence and Logistic regression model, which is used to determine the factor that affect females attitude on legalization of abortion. A Statistical software package (SPSS) was used in the analysis stage of the data. From the descriptive statistics we observed that most of the students don’t have a good attitude towards legal abortion and based on the result of inferential output knowledge of respondents, residence of respondent and use of contraceptive method are the most influential variable to affect the attitude of women on legalization of abortion. Consequently, the concerned body should have to consider these problems and try to find the immediate solution for females to get safer abortion services when necessary by skilled practitioner in health institutions with good hygiene.
Keywords : Female, Abortion, Wolaita Sodo University and Logistic regression model
Citation : Workineh Menna Eligo. (2019). Practices and Attitudes of Female Students on Legalization of Abortion: The Case of Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia, J. of Advancement in Engineering and Technology, V7I2.02. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.2574712
Copyright : © 2019 Workineh Menna Eligo. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology
ISSN : 2348-2931
Volume 7 / Issue 2
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