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Correlates of Sexual Activity and Inconsistent Condom Use Among High-school Girls in Dominica

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433–8
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A cross-sectional study was conducted in Dominica to determine correlates of sexual activity and inconsistent condom use among high school girls. Sexual activity was associated with coercion, oral sex and marijuana, whereas condom use was associated with coercion and low socio-economic status.

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Objective: To determine factors associated with sexual activity and inconsistent condom use among high-school girls in Dominica.

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e-Published: 03 Jul, 2013

Caregivers’ Perception of HIV-Infected Dominican Children’s Behaviour

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42–7
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The perception of 52 Dominican caregivers, regarding their HIV+ children’s (2–8 years) behaviour, was assessed using the Child Behaviour Checklist. Caregivers perceived significant pathological internalizing behavioural symptoms in immunosuppressed children, and older female children were perceived as withdrawn/depressed.

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e-Published: 01 Jul, 2013
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