Pregnant Teenager Involvement in Sexual Activity and the Social Context

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Sant'Anna, Maria José Carvalho; Catunda, Júlia Kerr; Carvalho, Kepler Alencar Mendes; Coates, Veronica; Omar, Hatim A.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: TheScientificWorldJOURNAL
  • Journal: TheScientificWorldJOURNAL,volume 6,pages998-1,007 (issn: 1537-744X, eissn: 1537-744X)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1100/tsw.2006.188, pmc: PMC5944184
  • Subject: risk factors | Research Article | Brazil | adolescent sexual behavior | Medicine | Technology | Q | R | T | Science | predicting sexual initiation | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: education

Pregnancy during adolescence represents a challenge to society as a whole. Its incidence is increasing and brings about social and medical consequences to both the teen mothers and their children. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pregnant teenager involvement i... View more
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