Risk factors for pregnancy among adolescent girls in Ecuador's Amazon basin: a case-control study.

@article{Goicolea2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for pregnancy among adolescent girls in Ecuador's Amazon basin: a case-control study.},
  author={Isabel Goicolea and Marianne Wulff and Ann Őhman and Miguel San Sebasti{\'a}n},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          221-8
        }
}
  • Isabel Goicolea, Marianne Wulff, +1 author Miguel San Sebastián
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    Revista panamericana de salud…
    2009
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVE To examine risk factors for pregnancy among adolescent girls in the Amazon basin of Ecuador. METHODS A matched case-control study with cases and controls identified within a community-based demographic and health survey was conducted in Orellana, Ecuador, from May to November 2006. A questionnaire focused on socioeconomic status, family structure, education, reproductive health, and childhood-adolescent trauma was applied. Conditional logistic regression was used to adjust for… CONTINUE READING

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