Most previous studies have used straight-line distances Euclidean distances as a proxy for actual travel distance [ 29 ] or relied on distance information obtained from respondents [ 18 , 19 ]. Second, because interview data collected in this study were self-reported by mothers, there was a possibility of courtesy bias. Women and the tribe value men, largely because few survived the Khmer Rouge massacres. Garment workers exit one of the production line wards at the end of their shift at the Dewhirst Garment Factory. Socio-demographics, biological and individual factors. Thirdly, we were unable to assess whether the incident pregnancies measured were intended or unintended.
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Drivers traveled with with Holux m, a wireless GPS logger, which was set to record GPS data, including latitude, longitude, altitude, and time, every five seconds during each trip. Public schools meanwhile continue to teach excerpts from a moral code for women, known as Chbab Srey , which instruct women to walk lightly, serve and satisfy their husbands. While the observational nature of this study precludes temporal inference compared to an experimental study , the longitudinal design serves to strengthen the validity of these findings. Factors associated with lower pregnancy incidence were HIV-positive serostatus, condom self-efficacy and condom use at last sex. Write to Laignee Barron at Laignee.
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Abortion-rights movements Anti-abortion movements. Socio-demographics, biological and individual factors. Female and Entertainment Sex Workers. These modern attitudes are more likely to change the tribe's culture than did the widespread killing by the Khmer Rouge in the s. Health in Cambodia Abortion by country.
I didn't have any more family; I only had him," she said. Even then, there were only a few options to choose from. The tradition is oddly advanced and trusts teenage women to make their own decisions about their sexual health and romantic lives. At home, she found the topic equally verboten. In , Cambodia had the third highest rates for neonatal mortality 15 per 1, live births , under-five mortality 29 per 1, live births , and maternal mortality per , live births in Southeast Asia regional average: Major themes included the relationship between women's sexuality and family honor, the acceptance of pregnancy as inevitable, and the limited discussion of sexuality among intimate friends and family members. ANC are used to identify pregnancy risks and provide care for pregnant women who might be susceptible to a wide variety of potentially fatal conditions such as HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, anemia, and malnutrition [ 5 , 9 , 10 ].