Does women’s caste make a significant contribution to adolescent pregnancy in Nepal? A study of Dalit and non-Dalit adolescents and young adults in Rupandehi district

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Devkota, Hridaya Raj ; Clarke, Andrew ; Shrish, Shanti ; Bhatta, Dharma Nanda (2018)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Women's Health, volume 18 (issn: 1472-6874, eissn: 1472-6874)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12905-018-0513-4, pmc: PMC5778648
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Research Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Caste | Pregnancy | Gynecology and obstetrics | Adolescent | Nepal

Background Adolescent pregnancy is a public health concern worldwide. There are disparities in the occurrence of adolescence pregnancy in different social groups and settings; however, few studies have focused on the contribution of a woman’s caste in early pregnancy in... View more
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