A call to action. Acculturation level and family-planning patterns of Hispanic immigrant women.

@article{Jones2002ACT,
  title={A call to action. Acculturation level and family-planning patterns of Hispanic immigrant women.},
  author={Mary Elaine Jones and Mary Lou Bond and Sylvia H Gardner and Marygrace C Hernandez},
  journal={MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={26-32; quiz 33}
}
PURPOSE To describe family-planning patterns of Hispanic women and to determine their relationship to acculturation level and to selected maternal demographic, pregnancy, and infant birth indices. DESIGN Descriptive correlational. METHODS A convenience sample of 376 Hispanic women was drawn from prenatal clinics in a large, public teaching hospital in the Southwest United States. Acculturation status was assessed during the prenatal period using the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican… CONTINUE READING

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