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dc.creatorAgostino, M. Bengtssonen
dc.creatorWahlberg, V.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-05T18:29:21Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-05T18:29:21Zen
dc.date.created1991en
dc.date.issued1991en
dc.identifier10.1016/0277-9536(91)90458-Oen
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationSocial Science and Medicine. 1991; 33(1): 77-82.en
dc.identifier.issn0277-9536en
dc.identifier.urihttp://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?version=1.0&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&atitle=Adolescents'+Attitudes+to+Abortion+in+Samples+from+Italy+And+sweden&title=Social+Science+and+Medicine.++&volume=33&issue=1&pages=77-82&date=1991&au=Agostino,+M.+Bengtssonen
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0277-9536(91)90458-Oen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/735158en
dc.description.abstractBoth Italy and Sweden have legislated abortion without grounds since the 1970s but background conditions in the two countries are bipolar. The overall purpose of the present study was to investigate a sample of adolescents from Italy and Sweden regarding their attitudes towards abortion and their knowledge of family planning and to compare the results from the two countries. A questionnaire was distributed among 400 adolescents, 177 from Stockholm, Sweden and 223 from Rome and Locri, Italy. Whereas Sweden is a relatively homogenous country, Italy has large regional differences regarding social and other aspects. For this reason two regions of Italy were studied separately. The participants were all secondary school students. The results indicated that nearly all adolescents in both countries were concerned about abortion and its consequences, although their concern was expressed differently in accordance with their religious and cultural norms and also with their background in sexual education. The present study raises questions concerning the knowledge level as an outcome of sex education programs. In fact comparing the answers between the Italian and the Swedish samples no particular difference in favour of the Swedish adolescents was noticed.en
dc.formatArticleen
dc.languageenen
dc.sourceBRL:KIE/35118en
dc.subjectAbortionen
dc.subjectAdolescentsen
dc.subjectAttitudesen
dc.subjectEducationen
dc.subjectFamily Planningen
dc.subjectFemalesen
dc.subjectInternational Aspectsen
dc.subjectKnowledgeen
dc.subjectMalesen
dc.subjectPsychological Stressen
dc.subjectReligionen
dc.subjectSocioeconomic Factorsen
dc.subjectStudentsen
dc.subjectSurveyen
dc.titleAdolescents' Attitudes to Abortion in Samples From Italy and Swedenen
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