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Breastfeeding behavior among adolescents: Initiation, duration, and exclusivity
Purpose: Despite a substantial amount of evidence on breastfeeding among non-adolescent mothers, research and strategies uniquely designed to target adolescent mothers are critical as their rates of breastfeeding are ...
Self-Cognitions, Risk Factors for Alcohol Problems, and Drinking in Preadolescent Urban Youth
(Taylor & Francis, 2010-11-01)
We examined relationships between self-structure and known precursors for alcohol problems in 9-12 year old primarily Black and Latino youth (N=79). Parental alcohol problems and being female predicted few positive and ...
African-American adolescent girls' initiation of sexual activity: survival analysis
Purpose: African American adolescent females tend to initiate participation in sexual activity at an earlier age than Caucasian adolescent females. Early initial participation in sexual activity is associated with increased ...