Reproductive and contraceptive knowledge, contraceptive self-efficacy, and contraceptive behavior among teenage women.

@article{Levinson1995ReproductiveAC,
  title={Reproductive and contraceptive knowledge, contraceptive self-efficacy, and contraceptive behavior among teenage women.},
  author={Richard A. Levinson},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={1995},
  volume={30 117},
  pages={
          65-85
        }
}
This research utilizes a social learning theory perspective to investigate the relationships among teenage women's Contraceptive Self-Efficacy (CSE), reproductive and contraceptive knowledge (RCK), and contraceptive behavior. It was posited that CSE might influence the way knowledge translates into behavior because individuals who feel they can and should use contraceptives may be more receptive to information. A secondary line of analysis examined the individual responses on the RCK to… CONTINUE READING

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