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Early childbirth among foster youth: A latent class analysis to determine subgroups at increased risk

Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 2019

Bryn King, Claudette Grinnell-Davis, Elizabeth Aparicio,  Andrea Lane Eastman

Suggested Citation
King, B., Eastman, A. L., Grinnell‐Davis, C., & Aparicio, E. (2019). Early childbirth among foster youth: A latent class analysis to determine subgroups at increased risk. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 51(4), 229–238. https://doi.org/10.1363/psrh.12124 

Conclusions
Identifiable subgroups of female foster youth are at heightened risk of early childbirth and may benefit from early intervention, enhanced support and access to reliable, ongoing sexual and reproductive health care.

 

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