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Comparison of obstetrical risk in adolescent primiparas at tertiary referral centres in Tanzania and Austria.

Authors
  • Zeck, Willibald
  • Wilkinson, Jeffrey
  • Obure, Jospeh
  • Masenga, Gileard
  • Ulrich, Daniela
  • Oneko, Olola
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2010
Volume
23
Issue
12
Pages
1470–1474
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/14767051003678077
PMID: 21067304
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In contrast to the results of Africa, data from Austria show that the obstetric outcome in adolescent pregnancies can be favourable. However, socioeconomic considerations have to be taken into account. Education and health knowledge seem critical for young females particularly in low-resource settings like East Africa.

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