Female Adolescents Knowledge Regarding Reproductive Health
Keywords:Knowledge, Reproductive health, adolescent, Female
Background: Adolescence as the period of human growth and development that occurs after childhood
from 10 to 19 years of age. The physical and psychological wellbeing is vital for knowledge of this group
considering their health..
Method: The study was conducted among girls aged 16_20 years in female secondary school in AL_Hilla
city. Collected about 141 samples so we collected these samples to educate and increase of awareness
of reproductive health. We use a developed and wellconstructed questionnaire, the data collected by the
methods of selfadministered technique. We used accurate details to know the percentage of adolescent girls
on the concept of reproductive health and discuss the concept of puberty with their parents, teachers, sisters
or brothers as well as knowledge of diseases related to the reproductive system.
Result: Sixtyeight percent have low knowledge about the concept of reproductive health. This means that
they are risky factors to have reproductive diseases such as UTI or STD for the lack of awareness of how to
take care and maintain of themselves and all of that because their lack of education and knowledge about the
reproductive health and this constitutes a negative impact on the concept of reproductive health.
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