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Condom use and sexuality communication with adults: a study among high school students in South Africa and Tanzania
(BioMed Central, 2013-09-23)
Background: Fostering adolescents’ communication on sexuality issues with their parents and other significant adults is often assumed to be an important component of intervention programmes aimed at promoting healthy adolescent ...
Distal and proximal family predictors of adolescents' smoking initiation and development: A longitudinal latent curve model analysis
(BioMed Central, 2011-12-09)
Background: Studies on adolescent smoking indicate that the smoking behaviours of their parents, siblings and friends are significant micro-level predictors. Parents’ socioeconomic status (SES) is an important ...
Reaching the hard to reach: longitudinal investigation of adolescents' attendance at an after-school sexual and reproductive health programme in Western Cape, South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2015-07-04)
Background: Adolescents need access to effective sexual and reproductive health (SRH) interventions, but face barriers accessing them through traditional health systems. School-based approaches might provide accessible, ...
Promoting sexual and reproductive health among adolescents in southern and eastern Africa (PREPARE): project design and conceptual framework
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-18)
Background: Young people in sub-Saharan Africa are affected by the HIV pandemic to a greater extent than young people elsewhere and effective HIV-preventive intervention programmes are urgently needed. The present ...