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Purpose: The study aimed to compare confidence in abstinence and pregnancy prevention among sexually at-risk early secondary school female students before and after applying self-efficacy theory and life skill enhancement program.
Design: Quasi-experimental research, pre/post one-group experimental design. Methods: The sample consisted of 306 sexually at-risk female students selected by social dimension. The research instruments included the application of self-efficacy theory and life skill enhancement program via online network consultation and the confidence in sexual relation avoidance and pregnancy prevention questionnaires. All instruments had content validity. The reliability of the questionnaires had Cronbach’s alpha coefficients of 0.91 and .93, respectively. Data were analyzed by statistics of percentage, mean, standard deviation and paired t-test.
Findings: 1) Mean confidence in sexual abstinence and pregnancy prevention among teenage female students after participating in the program was higher than before participating in the program at the level of statistical significance of .01.
2) There were no pregnancies among the sexually at-risk student group 10 months after participating in the program.
Conclusion: The application of the program is beneficial for pregnancy prevention among female adolescents.
ลิขสิทธิ์ของบทความที่ตีพิมพ์เป็นของวารสารพยาบาลศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย ทั้งฉบับตีพิมพ์เป็นรูปเล่มและเอกสารออนไลน์