Racial and ethnic disparities in sexual risk behaviors and STDs during young men's transition to adulthood.

@article{Dariotis2011RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in sexual risk behaviors and STDs during young men's transition to adulthood.},
  author={Jacinda K. Dariotis and Frangiscos G Sifakis and Joseph H. Pleck and Nan Marie Astone and Freya Lund Sonenstein},
  journal={Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          51-9
        }
}
CONTEXT Racial and ethnic health disparities are an important issue in the United States. The extent to which racial and ethnic differences in STDs among youth are related to differences in socioeconomic characteristics and risky sexual behaviors requires investigation. METHODS Data from three waves of the National Survey of Adolescent Males (1988, 1990-1991 and 1995) were used to examine 1,880 young men's history of STDs and their patterns and trajectories of sexual risk behavior during… CONTINUE READING

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