Acculturation and parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino-American families: a community-based participatory research study.

@article{Chung2007AcculturationAP,
  title={Acculturation and parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino-American families: a community-based participatory research study.},
  author={Paul J. Chung and Raphael Travis and Shelley Dean Kilpatrick and Marc N. Elliott and Camillia K Lui and Shefali B Khandwala and Theresa M Dancel and Lori Vollandt and Mark A. Schuster},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={543-50}
}
PURPOSE To examine whether acculturation is associated with parent-adolescent communication about sex in Filipino-American families. Filipino-Americans, the United States' second-largest Asian and Pacific Islander (API) group, have more adolescent pregnancy and HIV infection than other APIs. High-quality parent-adolescent communication about sex has been associated with healthy sexual development, and acculturation has been associated with various increased health risks. Whether acculturation… CONTINUE READING

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