Adolescent pregnancy and school health nursing program for adolescent pregnancy prevention: a qualitative study

Wenny Artanty Nisman, Yayi Suryo Prabandari, Ova Emilia, Elsi Dwi Hapsari


Background: Adolescent population trends in the world continue to increase up to 2050 this trend is also followed by an increase in the adolescent population in developing countries. Aim of the study was to know the opinion the respondent about adolescent pregnancy and school health nursing for prevention of adolescent pregnancy.

Methods: This study is a qualitative research. The data collection in August-September 2015 by focus group discussion, in two high schools in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The samples were teachers, parents and students.

Results: Four main themes were: view on adolescent pregnancy as something negative, the occurrence of adolescent pregnancy due to complex causes, adolescent pregnancy has a negative impact, and school health nursing addresses the needs of parents and adolescent.

Conclusions: Adolescent pregnancy gives a negative impact on teenagers, parents and the fetus. Sexuality education is needed for parents and teachers. Plan of nursing cares program received support from all parties.


Adolescent pregnancy, Students’ perspective, Teachers’ perspective, Parents’ perspective, Adolescent pregnancy prevention, School health nursing

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