Fathering pregnancies: marking health-risk behaviors in urban adolescents.

  title={Fathering pregnancies: marking health-risk behaviors in urban adolescents.},
  author={Mark F Guagliardo and Zihui Huang and Lawrence J D'angelo},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  volume={24 1},
PURPOSE To establish self-reported rates and associated correlates of fathering pregnancies in urban teen males, and to explore the possibility of using their pregnancy history as a marker for other health-risk behaviors. METHODS A blinded, self-administered questionnaire was given to the predominantly African-American patients of an inner-city adolescent outpatient clinic. Urine was also collected in a blinded, anonymous fashion, matched to the questionnaires, and tested for five drugs of… CONTINUE READING

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