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  1. Fulltext. The ages of fathers in California adolescent births, 1993.

    Article - En anglais


    Officials, media coverage, and prevention programs have assumed that fathers of infants born to US school-age (10-18 years old) mothers are school-age peers.

    This study analyzes fathers'ages in 46 500 California births to school-age mothers in 1993, for which 85% of the fathers'ages were stated and whose distribution is similar to that less complete national samples.

    Adult, postschool men father two thirds of the infants born to school-age mothers and average 4.2 years older than the senior-high mothers and 6.7 years older than the junior-high mothers.

    The extensive involvement of adult males in both school-age mother-hood and its precursors represents a significant, undiscussed factor deserving greater attention.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Adolescent, Homme, Femelle, Gestation, Epidémiologie, Age père, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Adolescent, Human, Female, Pregnancy, Epidemiology, Paternal age, California, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0323616

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 10/04/1997.