Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention for Hispanic Youth: The Role of Schools, Families, and Communities


  • Claire Brindis

    Co-Director, Policy Studies and Assistant Adjunct Professor
    1. Dept. of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, 1388 Sutter St., Uth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94109.
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ABSTRACT: A sociodemographic profile of Hispanic youth is presented as well as a description of the incidence of adolescent pregnancy and parenting in this population. Strategies and recommendations that should be implemented to provide Hispanic youth with viable options and assistance in delaying early childbearing also are offered.