ERIC Number: EJ624434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Contraceptive Knowledge and Expectations by Adolescents: An Explanation by Focus Groups.
Peremans, L.; Hermann, I.; Avonts, D.; Van Royen, P.; Denekens, J.
Patient Education and Counseling, v40 n2 p133-41 May 2000
Reports on research with four focus groups of 17-year-old girls of different education levels, about their need, expectations, and attitudes concerning contraceptives. Determined: (1) the school physician is not the person they want to seek help from; (2) peer influence is very important; and (3) girls expect confidentiality from their family physician. Discusses obstacles to obtaining contraceptive care. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium