V Bishop-Townsend

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PURPOSE To explore minority teen mothers' perceptions of breastfeeding and the influences on infant feeding choices. METHODS A qualitative study using semistructured ethnographic interviews and focus groups involving 35 Latina and African-American girls in Chicago between the ages of 12 and 19 years who were primiparous and were currently pregnant or had(More)
Teenagers are at higher risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) than any other age group, for a variety of reasons. The risk for exposure to STDs among adolescents is determined by sociodemographic, environmental, psychosocial, behavioral and biologic factors. These factors are complex, interrelated, and often poorly understood by health professionals(More)
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