ERIC Number: EJ560575
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Risk Factors for Teenage Fatherhood.
Thornberry, Terence P.; Smith, Carolyn A.; Howard, Gregory J.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v59 n3 p505-22 Aug 1997
Uses data from the Rochester Youth Development Study of urban youth (N=615) to identify early risk factors for the likelihood of becoming a teen father. Results show that teen fatherhood is related to a variety of risk factors, such as social class, educational performance, precocious sexual activity, and drug use. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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