Like father, like son: the intergenerational cycle of adolescent fatherhood.

  title={Like father, like son: the intergenerational cycle of adolescent fatherhood.},
  author={Heather L Sipsma and Katie Brooks Biello and Heather Cole-Lewis and Trace S. Kershaw},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={100 3},
OBJECTIVES Strong evidence exists to support an intergenerational cycle of adolescent fatherhood, yet such a cycle has not been studied. We examined whether paternal adolescent fatherhood (i.e., father of study participant was age 19 years or younger when his first child was born) and other factors derived from the ecological systems theory predicted participant adolescent fatherhood. METHODS Data included 1496 young males who were interviewed annually from the National Longitudinal Survey of… CONTINUE READING

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