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The National Survey of Adolescents was launched in 2004 in four Sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi, and Uganda, to provide detailed information on adolescent risk-taking and health-seeking behavior as related to HIV, STDs and unintended pregnancy. The study examined a range of factors (e.g., behavioral, sociocultural, economic) that could lead to increased vulnerability of risk. The study also encompassed knowledge of means of prevention, sources of trusted information and health care, and impediments to adolescents' abilities to apply their knowledge and take preventive action.

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2009
Biddlecom, Ann,  Awusabo-Asare, Kofi,  Bankole, Akinrinola . Role of parents in adolescent sexual activity and contraceptive use in four African countries. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. 35, (2), 72-81.
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2008
Biddlecom, Ann,  Gregory, Richard,  Lloyd, Cynthia B.,  Mensch, Barbara S. Associations between premarital sex and leaving school in four sub-Saharan African countries. Studies in Family Planning. 39, (4), 337-350.
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2008
Darabi, L.,  et al . Protecting the Next Generation in Uganda: New Evidence on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs. New York: Guttmacher Institute.
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2007
Bankole, Akinrinola,  Ahmed, Fatima H.,  Neema, Stella,  Ouedraogo, Christine,  Konyani, Sidon . Knowledge of correct condom use and consistency of use among adolescents in four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. African Journal of Reproductive Health. 11, (3), 197-220.
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2007
Bankole, Akinrinola,  Biddlecom, Ann E.,  Guiella, Georges,  Singh, Susheela,  Zulu, Eliya . Sexual behavior, knowledge and information sources of very young adolescents in four Sub-Saharan African countries. African Journal of Reproductive Health.
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2007
Biddlecom, A.E.,  et al . Protecting the Next Generation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Learning From Adolescents to Prevent HIV and Unintended Pregnancy. New York: Guttmacher Institute.
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2007
Biddlecom, Ann E.,  Munthali, Alister,  Singh, Susheela,  Woog, Vanessa . Adolescents’ views of and preferences for sexual and reproductive health services in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Uganda . African Journal of Reproductive Health. 11, (3), 99-110.
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2007
Biddlecom, Ann,  Gregory, Richard,  Lloyd, Cynthia B.,  Mensch, Barbara S. Premarital Sex and Schooling Transitions in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries. Poverty, Gender, and Youth Working Paper. Working Paper no. 5, New York, NY: Population Council.
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2007
Gal-Regniez, A.,  et al . Protéger la prochaine génération au Burkina Faso : nouvelle évidence sur . New York: Guttmacher Institute.
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2007
Guiella, Georges,  Madise, Nyovani Janet . HIV/AIDS and sexual-risk behaviors among adolescents: Factors influencing the use of condoms in Burkina Faso. African Journal of Reproductive Health . 11, (3), 182-196.
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