Reliability of self-reported contraceptive use and sexual behaviors among adolescent girls.

@article{Sieving2005ReliabilityOS,
  title={Reliability of self-reported contraceptive use and sexual behaviors among adolescent girls.},
  author={Renee E Sieving and Wendy L. Hellerstedt and Clea A. McNeely and Ruth Fee and James Riley Snyder and Michael David Resnick},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          159-66
        }
}
This study examines two issues relevant to adolescents' self-reported sexual and contraceptive use behaviors: reliability of partner-referent reports versus 3 and 6 month reports, and test-retest reliability of reports completed over a 2 week period. Data are from 196 13 to 18 year old girls recruited into this study while they south reproductive care from health clinics in a metropolitan area. All participants reported having had sexual intercourse during the past 6 months. Twice over a 2 week… CONTINUE READING

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