184. Addressing Adolescent Pregnancy and Birth in Baltimore: A Youth Focus Group Study

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Amanda Elizabeth Tanner, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Purpose: Teen pregnancy and birth continue to be major public health issues in the United States, particularly in urban centers with various related issues (e.g., poverty, educational underachievement). Accordingly, the purpose of this study was to explore factors associated with teen pregnancy as reported by youth in Baltimore, Maryland.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of Adolescent Health 48 (2), S113-S114.
Language: English
Date: 2011
Keywords
published abstract, teen pregnancy, Baltimore

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