ERIC Number: EJ647180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Early Pregnancy among Adolescent Females with Serious Emotional Disturbances: Risk Factors and Outcomes.
Yampolskaya, Svetlana; Brown, Eric C.; Greenbaum, Paul E.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v10 n2 p108-15 Sum 2002
A study involving 109 female adolescents with serious emotional disturbances (ages 9-18) found the following risk factors for early pregnancy: being African American, low family income, dropping out of school, conduct disorder, and substance use disorder. However, according to multivariate analysis, only dropping out of school was a significant predictor. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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