[Adolescence and reproduction in Brazil: the heterogeneity of social profiles].

@article{Aquino2003AdolescenceAR,
  title={[Adolescence and reproduction in Brazil: the heterogeneity of social profiles].},
  author={Estela M. L. Aquino and Maria Luiza Heilborn and Daniela Riva Knauth and Michel Bozon and Maria da Conceiç{\~a}o Chagas de Almeida and Jenny Ara{\'u}jo and Greice Maria de Souza Menezes},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S377-88
        }
}
This study aims to estimate the prevalence of adolescent pregnancy (AP) in three Brazilian cities Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, and Porto Alegre and to examine the profiles of pregnant girls and their partners in relation to pregnancy outcomes. Data for a retrospective assessment of AP were collected using an interview-based household survey applied to a stratified sample of males and females aged 18-24. A total of 4,634 individuals were interviewed (85.2 % of the eligible individuals). 21.4% of… CONTINUE READING
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