The role of parent religiosity in teens' transitions to sex and contraception.

@article{Manlove2006TheRO,
  title={The role of parent religiosity in teens' transitions to sex and contraception.},
  author={Jennifer S Manlove and Elizabeth Terry-Humen and Erum N Ikramullah and Kristin Anderson Moore},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={578-87}
}
PURPOSE To examine whether multiple dimensions of parent and family religiosity--including parental religious attendance, denomination, beliefs, and family religious activities--are associated with the timing of sexual initiation or contraceptive use at first sex. METHODS We analyze a sample of sexually inexperienced adolescents aged 12-14 years in the 1997 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY97) to test the association between multiple dimensions of parent and family religiosity and… CONTINUE READING
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