ERIC Number: EJ629067
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Determinants of Health Care Seeking Behaviour of Adolescents Attending STD Clinics in South Africa.
Meyer-Weitz, Anna; Reddy, Priscilla; Van Den Borne, H. W.; Kok, Gerjo; Pietersen, P.
Journal of Adolescence, v23 n6 p741-52 Dec 2000
Investigates the determinants of delay behavior in health care seeking in a sample of 292 adolescent patients with STD symptoms. Early health care seeking was determined by perceived seriousness of STDs, an absence of self treatment prior to seeking care, and positive attitudes regarding personal autonomy in condom use behavior. (Contains 17 references and 3 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa