"When you got nothing to do, you do somebody": A community's perceptions of neighborhood effects on adolescent sexual behaviors.

@article{Akers2011WhenYG,
  title={"When you got nothing to do, you do somebody": A community's perceptions of neighborhood effects on adolescent sexual behaviors.},
  author={Aletha Yvette Akers and M. Rashith Muhammad and Giselle Corbie-Smith},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={91-9}
}
This study explores community members' perspectives regarding the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and adolescent sexual behaviors in two rural, African American communities. The data were collected as part of a community needs assessment to inform the development of HIV prevention interventions in two contiguous counties in northeastern North Carolina, USA. We conducted eleven focus groups with three population groups: adolescents and young adults aged 16-24 (N = 38), adults… CONTINUE READING
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