Sexually-transmitted Infections and Unintended Pregnancy: A Longitudinal Analysis of Risk Transmission through Friends and Attitudes.

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Data from 1087 adolescent participants in three waves of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health was used to examine the effects of peer selection and socialization processes in adolescence on later reports of sexually-transmitted infections (STI) and unintended pregnancies. Friends' attitudes and behavior were assessed with friends' reports… (More)

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@article{Henry2012SexuallytransmittedIA, title={Sexually-transmitted Infections and Unintended Pregnancy: A Longitudinal Analysis of Risk Transmission through Friends and Attitudes.}, author={David Henry and Daneen P Deptula and Michael E. Schoeny}, journal={Social development}, year={2012}, volume={21 1}, pages={195-214} }