ERIC Number: EJ616079
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Teenage Pregnancy and Female Educational Underachievement: A Prospective Study of a New Zealand Birth Cohort.
Fergusson, David M.; Woodward, Lianne J.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v62 n1 p147-61 Feb 2000
Study examined the relationship between teenage pregnancy and educational underachievement in a sample of women studied from birth to 21 years. Findings suggest that rates of teenage pregnancy might be elevated among women who leave school early, rather than rates of early school leaving being elevated among women who become pregnant. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand