Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 4, P745-758 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0128 View full text
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Flavio Francisco Marsiglia, Tanya Nieri, Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Abstract: AbstractThis research examined how family and individual factors influence three HIV/AIDS risk behaviors: having more than one sexual partner in the last three months, substance use at last sexual intercourse, and condom non-use at last sexual intercourse. The sample includes 89 sexually active American Indian adolescents living in a large Southwestern city. Logistic regression results revealed that family communication acts as a protective factor against HIV risk through a lower reported substance use during…

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