The Effects of Text Messaging for Increasing the Rate of long-acting Reversible Contraception use in Teenage Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Authors

  • Kusuma Meesin
  • Nirun Intarat
  • Nidhikul Temeiam
  • Kunthida Kingsawad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18287

Keywords:

Teenage pregnancy, Repeat pregnant, Long-acting reversible contraception, Text message

Abstract

Background: A teenage pregnancy rate is a one of SDGs goal. Thailand had a teenage pregnancy rate higher in
Asia-Pacific from less developed regions. A one of cause is a sex when they was young. This study is aimed to
study an effective of a text messaging of teenage pregnant to the long-acting reversible contraception.
Materials and Methods: This is a randomized controlled trial. The study was an effective of a text messaging of
teenage pregnant to the long-acting reversible contraception. A samples had 2 group from teenage pregnant in Si
SaKet hospital. The control group was 212 samples. The trail group was 212 samples.
Result: The control group had a standard care of postpartum. The trial group had a standard care of postpartum
and a text message about long-acting reversible contraception. The researcher were following a both sample. They
found a trial group had a reversible contraception higher than a control group at a significant level. (P-value<0.001)
Conclusion: Present, a communication is important onthe digital time especially in teenager. A one of measurement
postpartum teenager in this time is a text message. It will be reducing a repeat pregnant among teenage.

Author Biographies

Kusuma Meesin

Ph.D. student, Health Science Program, Faculty of Medicine, Mahasarakham, University, Mahasarakham
province

Nirun Intarat

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham province,

Nidhikul Temeiam

Physician, Medical Physician in Epidemiology, Expert Level, Sisaket Hospital, Si SaKet province,

Kunthida Kingsawad

Lecturer,Sirindhorn College of Public Health Suphanburi, Suphan Buri province.

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Published

2022-07-04

How to Cite

Kusuma Meesin, Nirun Intarat, Nidhikul Temeiam, & Kunthida Kingsawad. (2022). The Effects of Text Messaging for Increasing the Rate of long-acting Reversible Contraception use in Teenage Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16(3), 228–233. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i3.18287