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ERIC Number: EJ615714
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0038-4941
The Effects of Parental Involvement Laws and the AIDS Epidemic on the Pregnancy and Abortion Rates of Minors.
Altman-Palm, Nancy; Tremblay, Carol Horton
Social Science Quarterly, v79 n4 p846-62 Dec 1998
Explores the effects of legislation requiring parental consent for a minor's abortion and the risk of acquiring AIDS on adolescent pregnancy and abortion rates. Finds lower pregnancy and abortion rates for women 15-17 in states with parental involvement legislation, while abortion doubles and pregnancy rates decline with the incidence of AIDS. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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