Pregnancy among Urban African-American Teens: Ambivalence about Prevention
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. 2: Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD. 3: NIHDC Initiative Pregnancy Prevention Protocol, Washington, DC. 4: formerly with Research Triangle Institute, Rockville, MD. 5: Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC. 6: Prevention Research Branch, DESPR, NICHD, NIH, Bethesda, MD.
Publication date: 1999-01-01
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