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    Community practitioner : the…
    2012

Exploring attitudes and behaviour towards teenage pregnancy.

@article{Redwood2012ExploringAA,
  title={Exploring attitudes and behaviour towards teenage pregnancy.},
  author={Tracey Redwood and Michelle Pyer and Sarah Armstrong-Hallam},
  journal={Community practitioner : the journal of the Community Practitioners' & Health Visitors' Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          20-3
        }
}
This article illustrates a methodological approach, which actively engaged 14 to 19 year olds in the research process. This two phase study explored the attitudes and behaviours of young people towards teenage pregnancy in Northamptonshire, UK. The first phase involved training young mothers to lead six focus groups with three specifically targeted 'at-risk' groups; other teenage mothers, young offenders and looked after children (from 14 to 19 years of age). An open question began each focus… CONTINUE READING

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