The 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS4

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Josefina N. Natividad, ScD

OUTLINE OF THE PRESENTATION
• BACKGROUND: - WHO ARE THE YOUTH (YOUNG ADULTS)? - WHY STUDY THE YOUTH - A DEMOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF THE YOUTH • THE YOUNG ADULT FERTILITY AND SEXUALITY STUDY - YAFS 1, YAFS 2, YAFS 3, YAFS 4

#PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6, 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, U.P. Diliman, Q.C. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc.

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All UN statistics on youth are based on this definition. Diliman. “a time of magnificent promise and insidious risk” #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. defines ‘youth’. as those persons between the ages of 15 and 24 years. without prejudice to other definitions by Member States….UNESCO website Background WHY STUDY THE YOUTH? Youth” is best understood as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to adulthood’s independence. Inc. Q. for statistical consistency across regions.Background Who are the youth? “ The UN. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. 2 . “ .C. U. “It is often considered a critical period.P.

C. U. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.P. first job. first pregnancy… Frameworks/Approaches in youth studies Epidemiological risk focused perspective Protective factor etiological perspective Ecological risk/protective theoretical model #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.Background Demographically. Q. Diliman. 3 . first marriage. first serious relationship. Inc. it is characterized by a period of many critical transitions: school leaving.

4 .Pinoy Youth: a demographic profile What is the size of the young adult population? • In 2013. U. Diliman.0 M were aged 20-24 #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.P. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. there were 19.2 M were aged 15-19 9. 10. Inc.C. Q.2 M youth in the Philippines • Of these.

4 15. Diliman. 19.3 60.3 1960 7.1 76. its percent share of the total population has remained more or less stable at 20 percent.8 1980 12.The size of the youth population has been increasing. U.5 19.P.6 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 Percent share #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.C.7 27.0 1990 2000 2010 15-24 Total population (in millions) While the size of the youth population 15-24 is increasing.5 19.2 1970 9. as has the total household population of the Philippines 92. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.0 18. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. Q.7 20.7 19.0 5. 5 .1 36.6 49. Inc.5 20.

Q. 6 . Diliman.2013 YAFS Predecessor surveys 2002 YAFS (YAFS 3) 1982 YAFS (YAFS 1) 1994 YAFS (YAFS 2) #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. U.C.P. Inc. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.

U. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. Diliman.C.240 15-24 years old Females Single and married Nationally representative Predecessor surveys 1994 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS 2) • Funded by the United Nations Population Fund • Implemented by the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF).879 15-24 years old Males and Females Single and Married Nationally representative #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. N of cases: 10.P. Inc. 7 . Q. Inc.Predecessor surveys 1982 Young Adult Fertility Study (YAFS 1) • Funded by the Population Center Foundation through the Commission on Population • Implemented by the UP Population Institute Respondents: 5.

Inc. U.Predecessor surveys 2002 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (YAFS 3) • Funded by The David and Lucile Packard Foundation • Implemented by the Demographic Research and Development Foundation (DRDF). N of cases: 19. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. Q. Inc. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. Diliman. 8 .728 15-27 years old 16 regions Males and Females Single and Married Nationally representative Funding sources for YAFS 4 #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.C.P.

U.C. Inc. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. Diliman.Study Instruments • A total of 10 survey instruments Household Form Eight questionnaires for the youth respondents • Main Questionnaires – Singe Female and Married Female – Single Male and Married Male • Muslim Questionnaires – Singe Female and Married Female – Single Male and Married Male Community Form Main Questionnaire Contents Block A Block B Block C Block D Block E Block F Block G Individual Characteristics Family Characteristics and Relationships Self-esteem and Values School. 9 . Work and Community Media Exposure Friends and Peers Health and Lifestyle (NEWLY ADDED) #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.P. Q.

Main Questionnaire Contents Block H Block I Block J Block K Block L Marriage Puberty. 10 .C. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. Diliman. Sex and Related Issues Reproductive Health Study Design • Sampling domain: Region • Sample size per region: about 1. Dating and Sex Fertility and Contraception Knowledge and Attitudes towards Marriage.P.000 • Sampling Design: Same as the study design of YAFS 3 #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. U. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.000 respondents • Approximate total sample size: 17. Q. Inc.

11 . Inc.547 households Field Implementation • 17 Regional Teams • 14 Regional Coordinators • 47 Field Supervisors • 355 Field interviewers • Central Team Josefina Natividad Grace Cruz Maria Paz Marquez Maria Midea Kabamalan Nimfa Ogena Christian Joy Cruz Ryan Descallar • Supervised by a Central Team Sampling consultant Erniel Barrios #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.Coverage of YAFS 4 17 regions 78 provinces 681 cities and municipalities 1.121 barangays 18.C. Diliman. Q. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.P. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. U.

Field implementation/data processing/analysis • Field work period • December 26. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.P.C. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation. U.2 48. 12 .8 Age Males Females 15-19 20-24 #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. 2012 to March 29. 2013 • Data processing March 2013 to date • 14 Office editors • 7 to assign geographic codes • 41 Coders • 10 Encoders • Programmer Characteristics of YAFS 4 sample Total respondents : 19. Diliman.8 40. Q.2 59. Inc.178 Sex 51.

2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. 13 .9 Elementary HS undergrad HS/Voc College Characteristics of YAFS 4 sample Marital status 1. Q.8 37.7 9. Inc.P.C. U.0 13.Characteristics of YAFS 4 sample Highest education completed 20.2 15 26.3 76.1 Never married Formally married Living-in Others #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6. Diliman. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.

U.3 18.4 74.Characteristics of YAFS 4 sample Religion 7.2 Catholic Other Christian Muslim Others Characteristics of YAFS 4 sample Main activity 23 3.8 9. Inc. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.3 20.5 37. Diliman. Q.3 6. 14 .P.C. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium.1 None Unemployed Unpaid family worker Student Housework Working #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.

U. Inc. those who are in a living in relationship are considered married and are administered the Married questionnaire • YAFS 4 contains an enormous amount of information..Some definitions. • In YAFS 4. Diliman. we present trends (1994 to 2013) • There will be three presentations: • On media and lifestyle • Non-sexual risk behaviors • Sexual risk behaviors • Conclusions #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.C. Q. 15 . caveats…. University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.P. sex and region • Where data permits. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. In this forum we focus only on a selected set of indicators of risk behaviors: sexual and non-sexual • The analysis is descriptive: by age.

U. 2014 | GT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium. Inc.P.ph www.org. Diliman. Q.ph www.drdf.org. 16 . University of the Philippines Population Institute | Demographic Research and Development Foundation.com/yafs4 #PinoyYouthToday: Results from the 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study February 6.# thank you! yafs4@drdf.facebook.C.

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