Adolescent Decision-Making and Contraceptive Behavior:
San Francisco, 1984-1986
Adolescent Decision-Making and Contraceptive Behavior: San Francisco, 1984-1986, investigated adolescent decision-making regarding contraceptive use and reproductive intentions. Self-report measures included sexual and contraceptive behavior, pregnancy history, beliefs and attitudes about contraception, perceptions of the others' expectations regarding contraceptive use and motivation to comply with those expectations, and intentions regarding contraceptive use. Investigators randomly selected a racially-mixed sample of 161 male and 345 female adolescents aged 14 through 19 years from the adolescent health care clinics at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center or Kaiser-Permanente facilities in San Francisco, CA. Data collection included a self-administered questionnaire and telephone follow-up interview. This data set includes information on 1,016 variables.