Issue: 2011, Vol. 16, No. 3
FAMILY IN BELARUS: CHARACTERISТICS OF IТS HEALTHFORМING AND REPRODUCТIVE FUNCТIONS
- marriage-family relations, demographic security, childrenmorbidity, health protection, reproductivebehavior
- The article is based upоn the review of statistical and scientific data and is devoted to the determination of the main features of family institution transformation which threaten national security. The authors analyze the changing tendencies of demography and children morbidity indices. According to the results of their own studies they characterize the health status of young pregnant persons and their attitude to the pregnancy planning, their attitude to own health while the pregnancy period. The authors substantiate the basic risk factors in artificial abortion; detected the peculiarities of young mеn attitude to sex, marriage, child-bearing, domestic violence; characterize their behavior in this sphere. The tendencies of value aims dynamics in the sphere of marriage-family relations are substantiated according to the results of inquest of the universities students. The authors conclude that there is the real threat to family functions of reproduction and health formation - the most important functions for demographic security provision. Unfavorable prognosis is also made for families which will bе formed in the nearest ten years.