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Impact of the ‘Providing Access to Continued Education’ Programme on Repeat Teenage Pregnancy in The Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.281
Pages: 
332-6

 

Objective: To determine the relationship of determinants such as age, ethnicity, education and sexual behaviour with repeat teenage pregnancy and to determine the impact of  Providing Access to Continued Education (PACE) Programme in reducing repeat teenage pregnancy amongst its participants in the Bahamas.  

Accepted: 
31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 15 May, 2015

Evidence on Delay in Sexual Initiation, Multiple Partnerships and Condom Use among Young People: Review of Caribbean HIV Behavioural Studies

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.025
Pages: 
292–8
Synopsis: 
Caribbean sexual behaviour surveys with youth were reviewed. Findings included inconsistent condom use, early sexual initiation, intergenerational sex among females and multiple partnerships among males. To strengthen the regional picture, further standardization of research methods is needed.

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Objective: To develop a Caribbean regional profile of youth sexual behaviour associated with risk of HIV.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013

HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Sexual Behaviour among Junior High School Students in New Providence, Bahamas

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.169
Pages: 
318–22
Synopsis: 
Junior high schools students in New Providence, Bahamas, have fairly accurate knowledge of HIV/AIDS but misconceptions regarding transmission are still prevalent.

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Objective: To determine accuracy of knowledge and sexual behaviour patterns of junior high school students in New Providence towards HIV/AIDS and identify gender variations.

Methods: A cross-sectional study with cluster sampling of classrooms was undertaken at two schools utilizing a questionnaire. SPSS was used for statistical analysis.

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e-Published: 14 Aug, 2013
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