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The female condom, a tool for empowering sexually active urban adolescent women

Raphan, G.; Cohen, S.; Boyer, A.M.

Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 78(4): 605-613

2001


ISSN/ISBN: 1099-3460
DOI: 10.1093/jurban/78.4.605
Accession: 003972364

Adolescent women are at high risk of sexually transmitted diseases/human immunodeficiency virus (STDs/HIV) because of physiologic susceptibility and risky sexual behaviour. The latter may be related to the "personal factors" of self-efficacy, sexual knowledge, self-esteem, and ability to communicate/negotiate.

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