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ERIC Number: EJ549476
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-4021
Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use among Children Entering Out-of-Home Care.
Risley-Curtiss, Christina
Child Welfare, v76 n4 p475-99 Jul-Aug 1997
Explored prevalence and ability of selected factors to explain sexual activity and use of contraceptives among a cohort of children entering out-of-home care. Found that children as young as 8 reported sexual activity and more than one-third between ages 8 and 18 are sexually active. Identified five important variables in sexual activity and two limited variables in contraceptive use. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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