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Latino Adolescents and Reproductive Health

ETR Associates
November 2004



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Baumeister, L., Flores, E., & Vanoss Marin, B. (1995). Sex information given to Latina adolescents by parents. Health Education Research, 10(2), 233-239.

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Bernal, G., & Flores-Ortiz, Y. (1982). Latino families in therapy: Engagement and evaluation. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 5, 357-365.

Bowleg, L., Belgrave, F., & Reisen, C. (2000). Gender roles, power strategies, and precautionary self-efficacy: Implications for Black and Latina women's HIV/AIDS protective behaviors. Sex Roles, 42(7/8), 613-635.

Brindis, C., Wolfe, A., McCarter, V., Ball, S., & Starbuck-Morales, S. (1995). The associations between immigrant status and risk-behavior patterns in Latino adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 17, 99-105.



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Christopher, F. S., Johnson, D., & Roosa, M. (1993). Family, individual, and social correlates of early Hispanic adolescent sexual expression. The Journal of Sex Research, 30(1), 54-61.

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Culturally based parent / family engagement: What providers should know, what providers can do. (2004). Baltimore: CARTA.



Day, R. (1992). The transition to first intercourse among racially and culturally diverse youth. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 54, 749-762.

Doswell, W., & Braxter, B. (2002). Risk-taking behaviors in early adolescent minority women: Implications for research and practice. JOGNN, 31(4), 454-461.

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East, P. (1998). Racial and ethnic differences in girls' sexual, marital, and birth expectations. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 60, 150-162.

Erickson, P. (1997). Contraceptive methods: Do Hispanic adolescents and their family planning care providers think about contraceptive methods the same way? Medical Anthropology, 17, 65-82.



Faryna, E., & Morales, E. (2000). Self-efficacy and HIV related risk behaviors among multiethnic adolescents. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 6(1), 42-56.

Feyl-Chavkin, N., & Gonzalez, J. (2000). Mexican immigrant youth and resiliency: Research and promising programs. ERIC Digest, October.

Fierros-Gonzalez, R., & Brown, J. (2002). High risk behaviors in a sample of Mexican-American college students. Psychological Reports, 90, 117-130.

Flores, E., Eyre, S., & Millstein, S. (1998). Sociocultural beliefs related to sex among Mexican American adolescents. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 20(1), 60-82.

Flores, E., Marin, B., & Tschann, J. (1998). Predicting intentions to have sex among Latina adolescents: The theory of reasoned action. San Diego: UC San Francisco.

Ford, K., & Norris, A. (1993). Urban Hispanic adolescents and young adults: Relationship of acculturation to sexual behavior. The Journal of Sex Research, 30(4), 316-323.

Ford, K., Rubinstein, S., & Norris, A. (1994). Sexual behavior and condom use among urban, low-income, African-American and Hispanic youth. AIDS Education and Prevention, 6(3), 219-229.

Fraser, D., Piacentini, J., Van Rossem, R., Hien, D., & Rotheram-Borus, M. J. (1998). Effects of acculturation and psychopathology on sexual behavior and substance use of suicidal Hispanic adolescents. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 20(1), 83-101.



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Hovell, M., Sipan, C., Blumberg, E., Atkins, C., Hofstetter, C. R., & Kreitner, S. (1994). Family influences on Latino and Anglo adolescents' sexual behavior. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 56, 973-986.



Inclan, J., & Hernandez, M. (1992). Cross-cultural perspectives and codependence: The case of poor Hispanics. American Journal Orthopsychiatric, 62(2), 245-255.

It all starts at home: Hispanic parents speak out on preventing teen pregnancy. (2001). Washington, DC: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.



Jones, M. E., Kubelka, S., & Bond, M. L. (2001). Acculturation status, birth outcomes, and family planning compliance among Hispanic teens. The Journal of School Nursing, 17(2), 83-89.



Kaplan, C., Erickson, P., & Juarez-Reyes, M. (2002). Acculturation, gender role orientation, and reproductive risk-taking behavior among Latina adolescent family planning clients. Journal of Adolescent Research, 17(2), 103-121.

Kaplan, C., Erickson, P., Stewart, S., & Crane, L. (2001). Young Latinas and abortion: The role of cultural factors, reproductive behavior, and alternate roles to motherhood. Health Care for Women International, 22, 667-689.

Karliner, S. (1998). Latino health beliefs: A guide for health care professionals. Washington, DC: National Council of La Raza.



Larkey, L. K., Hecht, M. L., Miller, K., & Alatorre, C. (2001). Hispanic cultural norms for health-seeking behaviors in the face of symptoms. Health Education & Behavior, 28(1), 65-80.

Liebowitz, S., Castellano, D. C., & Cuellar, I. (1999). Factors that predict sexual behaviors among young Mexican American adolescents: An exploratory study. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 21(4), 470-479.



Medina, C. (1987). Latino culture and sex education. SIECUS Report, XV(3), 1-5. Minnis, A., & Padian, N. (2001). Reproductive health differences among Latin American and US-Born young women. Journal of Urban Health, 78(4), 627-637.

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Newcomb, M., Locke, T., & Goodyear, R. (2003). Childhood experiences and psychological influences on HIV risk among adolescent Latinas in southern California. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 9(3), 219-235.

Norris, A., & Ford, K. (1992). Beliefs about condoms and accessibility of condom intentions in Hispanic and African American youth. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 14(3), 373-382.



Orshan, S. A. (1996). Acculturation, perceived social support, and self-esteem in Primigravida Puerto Rican teenagers. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 18(4), 460-473.



Padilla, A., & Baird, T. (1991). Mexican-American adolescent sexuality and sexual knowledge: An exploratory study. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 13(1), 95-104.



Raffaelli, M., & Ontai, L. (2001). 'She's 16 years old and there's boys calling over to the house:' An exploratory study of sexual socialization in Latino families. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 3(3), 295-310.

Rew, L. (1997). Health-related, help-seeking behaviors in female Mexican-American adolescents. JSPN, 2(4), 156-162.

Romero, G., Wyatt, G., Burns-Loeb, T., Vargas-Carmona, J., & Solis, B. (1999). The prevalence and circumstances of child sexual abuse among Latina women. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 21(3), 351-365.

Romo, L., Lefkowitz, E., Sigman, M., & Au, T. (2001). Determinants of mother-adolescent communication about sex in Latino families. Adolescent & Family Health, 2, 72-82.



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Sneed, C. D., Morisky, M. J., Rotheram-Borus, M. J., Ebin, V., Malotte, C. K., Lyde, M., et al. (2001). 'Don't know' and 'didn't care think of it': Condom use at first intercourse by Latino adolescents. AIDS Care, 13(3), 303-308.

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Taylor-Seehafer, M., & Rew, L. (2000). Risky sexual behavior among adolescent women. JSPN, 5(1), 15-25.

Tschann, J., Flores, E., Vanoss Marin, B., Pasch, L., Baisch, E. M., & Wibbelsman, C. (2002). Interparental conflict and risk behaviors among Mexican American adolescents: A cognitive-emotional model. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 30(4), 373-385.



Umana-Taylor, A., Diversi, M., & Fine, M. (2002). Ethnic identity and self-esteem of Latino adolescents: Distinctions among Latino populations. Journal of Adolescent Research, 17(3), 303-327.

Unger, J., & Molina, G. (2000). Acculturation and attitudes about contraceptive use among Latina women. Health Care for Women International, 21, 235-249.

Upchurch, D., Aneshensal, C., & Mudgal, J. (2001). Sociocultural contexts of time to first sex among Hispanic adolescents. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 63, 1158-1169.


Vanoss Marin, B., Coyle, K., Gomez, C., Carvajal, S., & Kirby, D. (2000). Older boyfriends and girlfriends increase risk of sexual initiation in young adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 27, 409-418.

Vanoss Marin, B., & Gomez, C. Latino culture and sex: Implications for HIV prevention. In Latino Culture and Sex.

Villarruel, A. (1998). Cultural Influences on the sexual attitudes, beliefs, and norms of young Latina adolescents. JSPN, 3(2), 69-79.

Villarruel, A., & Rodriguez, D. (2002). Beyond stereotypes: Promoting safer sex behaviors among Latino adolescents. JOGNN, 32(2), 258-263.



Westhoff, W., McDermott, R., & Holcomb, D. (1996). HIV risk behaviors: A comparison of U.S. Hispanic and Dominican Republic youth. AIDS Education and Prevention, 8(2), 106-114.

Wiley, C., Munoz, E., Recendez, I., & Roybal, E. (1994). Barriers to family planning services for the Latina: Verguenza, pudor, recato. Instantes, III(2), 1, 4-6.

Workman, G., Robinson, W. L., Cotler, S., & Harper, G. (1996). A school-based approach to HIV prevention for inner-city African-American and Hispanic adolescent females. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 14, 41-60.