Gender and racial differences in risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases among justice-involved youth.

@article{Dembo2009GenderAR,
  title={Gender and racial differences in risk factors for sexually transmitted diseases among justice-involved youth.},
  author={Richard Dembo and Kristina K. Childs and Steven R Belenko and James M. Schmeidler and Jennifer Wareham},
  journal={Neurobehavioral HIV medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          9-24
        }
}
Gender and racial differences in infection rates for chlamydia and gonorrhea have been reported within community-based populations, but little is known of such differences within juvenile offending populations. Moreover, while research has demonstrated that certain individual-level and community-level factors affect risky behaviors associated with sexually transmitted disease (STD), less is known about how multi-level factors affect STD infection, particularly among delinquent populations. The… CONTINUE READING

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