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Childhood determinants of risky sexual behaviour in adolescence: a prospective cohort study [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/634509]

Researchers: Prof Susan Rachel Skinner (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Dorota Doherty Prof Martha Hickey A/Pr Eugen Mattes Prof Anthony Smith
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Brief description This study willl identify childhood factors which influence an adolescents' likelihood to initiate sexual activity and a young age, and engage in sexual risk taking. The research team will use data from a large longitudinal study which has followed just under 3000 participants from birth until the age of 16- 17 years. Data has been collected, across physical, pyschological, developmental, social and environmental influences. Opportunities to reduce risky sexual behaviour will be identified.

Funding Amount $AUD 425,924.42

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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