Sexual initiation and contraceptive use among adolescent women in northeast Brazil.

@article{Gupta2000SexualIA,
  title={Sexual initiation and contraceptive use among adolescent women in northeast Brazil.},
  author={Neeru Gupta},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={228-38}
}
  • Neeru Gupta
  • Published 2000 in Studies in family planning
To estimate trends and determinants of sexual initiation and contraceptive use among adolescent women in Northeast Brazil, multivariate logistic hazard models are used that draw on data from three Demographic and Health Surveys conducted there between 1986 and 1996. Educational attainment is among the variables found to be associated most consistently with differential risk of engaging in first intercourse during adolescence, including premarital intercourse, and of contraceptive use during… CONTINUE READING

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