ERIC Number: EJ677430
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Reproductive Attitudes and Behavior among Latina Adolescents.
Jimenez, Jillian; Potts, Marilyn K.; Jimenez, Daniel R.
Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work, v11 n3-4 p221-49 2002
A study examining the relationship between acculturation and sexual activity, contraceptive use, and attitudes toward self surveyed 290 Los Angeles area Latina adolescents. Less acculturated adolescents were less likely to engage in sexual activity, with place of birth being the most powerful predictor of differences. Implications for pregnancy prevention programs are discussed. (Contains 65 references.) (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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