Douching behavior in high-risk adolescents. What do they use, when and why do they douche?

@article{Oh2002DouchingBI,
  title={Douching behavior in high-risk adolescents. What do they use, when and why do they douche?},
  author={Mina K. Oh and Jeanne S Merchant and Pernell R. Brown},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          83-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe feminine hygiene practices and douching behavior in adolescent women. DESIGN A cross-sectional anonymous survey. SUBJECTS Adolescents (majority rural) admitted to a correctional institution for girls. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Description of feminine hygiene practices, prevalence of vaginal douching, types of substances used, reported reasons for, and timing of douching. RESULTS In a period of 16 weeks, 104 girls were surveyed within a week of admission. The mean age… CONTINUE READING
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