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Table 3 Themes and Sub-themes

From: Pregnant adolescents’ lived experiences and coping strategies in peri-urban district in Southern Ghana

Themes Sub-themes
1. How adolescents got pregnant Consensual sex
Sexual abuse
Transactional sex
2. Experiences of pregnant adolescents Psycho-social challenges
Financial challenges
Health challenges
Stopped schooling
3. Coping strategies Support from social network
Avoidance of people
Dependence on God and prayer