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Hamilton, Pansy I.; Jackson, Jean; Lee, Amy; Leitch, Joan
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Advanced Training and Research in Fertility Management
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Operations research to improve the Reproductive Health of adolescents in northern St. Elizabeth: Report of Baseline Survey
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2002
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Abstract
A baseline survey was conducted in selected high schools in Maggotty and Balaclava, St. Elizabeth to answer the question: Does linking school-based peer education and support through guidance counseling with youth-friendly clinic services improve the reproductive health outcomes for students in Jamaica? The interventions were targeted to adolescents 10-19 years old. The researchers collected and analyzed data on adolescents with respect to their demographic and household profile, general health and well-being, social assessment of their reproductive health, attitudes, behaviours and risk factors and an assessment of their reproductive health knowledge, use of family planning methods and need for clinic services.....
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