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Dec 01, 2003
Authors:
Jennifer Manlove,
Suzanne Ryan,
Kerry Franzetta

Determine how partner and relationship characteristics are related to contraceptive use and consistency within adolescents’ first sexual relationships. Finds teenagers who had waited a longer time between the start of a relationship and first sex with that partner, discussed contraception before first having sex or used dual contraceptive methods had significantly increased odds of ever or always using contraceptives.

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Authors

Jennifer Manlove
Suzanne Ryan
Kerry Franzetta