volume 99, issue 6, P785-790 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.6.785
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A. Conseur, F. P. Rivara, R. Barnoski, I. Emanuel

Abstract: Birth to teenage or unmarried mothers are strongly associated with later risk of juvenile delinquency. Although there are multiple, interrelated risk factors for juvenile delinquency, prevention of births to teenage and/or unmarried mothers may help to prevent subsequent juvenile delinquency.