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ERIC Number: EJ612726
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
Neighborhood and Family Contexts of Adolescent Sexual Activity.
Upchurch, Dawn M.; Aneshensel, Carol S.; Sucoff, Clea A.; Levy-Storms, Lene
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v61 n4 p920-33 Nov 1999
Examines the influences of neighborhood and family contexts on the transition to first sex, using a community-based sample of adolescents (N=870) in Los Angeles. Results suggests that the risk of sex is not solely due to neighborhood socioeconomic status and race, but that the risk increases is with the social conditions (i.e., single-parent families) that covary with these structural attributes. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)