ERIC Number: EJ562048
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Effects of Pregnancy Experience on Contraceptive Practice.
Orcutt, Holly K.; Cooper, M. Lynne
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v26 n6 p763-78 Dec 1997
Retrospective reports of contraceptive use on two occasions of intercourse were used to examine change in contraceptive practice as a function of intervening pregnancy in a sample of 466 black adolescent females and white adolescent females. Improvements in contraceptive use and the effects of the passage of time are discussed for both racial groups with reference to their sexual activity. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by Grant No. AA08047 from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.