Does Motherhood Affect the Quality of Life of Adolescents?

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dc.contributor.author Campos, A. C. S.
dc.contributor.author Barbieri, M. [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Torloni, M. R. [UNIFESP]
dc.contributor.author Guazzelli, C. A. F.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-24T14:28:05Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-24T14:28:05Z
dc.date.issued 2012-12-01
dc.identifier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2012.07.003
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. New York: Elsevier B.V., v. 25, n. 6, p. 380-383, 2012.
dc.identifier.issn 1083-3188
dc.identifier.uri http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/35565
dc.description.abstract Study Objective: Assess the quality of life (QOL) of female adolescents with children compared to those without children.Design: Cross-sectional.Setting: Public university-affiliated family planning clinic, São Paulo, Brazil.Participants: 91 female adolescents (16-19 years) of low socio-economic status with and without children.Interventions: the Portuguese version of the WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire was used.Outcome Measures: Mean scores of the 4 main domains were compared between adolescents with and without children.Results: Both mothers (N = 40) and nonmothers (N = 51) had low mean scores (<75%) in most of the QOL domains Compared to adolescents without children, adolescent mothers scored significantly lower in the physical (52.1 vs 59.4, P = .0137) and social (66.9 vs 77.3, P = .0182) domains.Conclusion: Adolescent mothers have a significantly lower quality of life in the physical and in the social relationships nonmothers. en
dc.description.sponsorship Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
dc.format.extent 380-383
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier B.V.
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
dc.rights Acesso restrito
dc.subject Quality of life en
dc.subject Adolescence en
dc.subject Pregnancy in adolescence en
dc.subject Women's health en
dc.title Does Motherhood Affect the Quality of Life of Adolescents? en
dc.type Artigo
dc.rights.license http://www.elsevier.com/about/open-access/open-access-policies/article-posting-policy
dc.contributor.institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
dc.description.affiliation Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Dept Nursing, Sch Nursing, UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliation Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Dept Obstet, Sch Med, UNIFESP EPM, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Dept Nursing, Sch Nursing, UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.description.affiliationUnifesp Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Dept Obstet, Sch Med, UNIFESP EPM, São Paulo, Brazil
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jpag.2012.07.003
dc.description.source Web of Science
dc.identifier.wos WOS:000311979000009



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