Prevalence and correlates of chlamydia infection in Canadian street youth

March 2004
Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality;2004, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
This article presents an abstract of the article "Prevalence and correlates of chlamydia infection in Canadian street youth," by S.A. Shields, T. Wong et al published in a 2004 issue of the "Journal of Adolescent Health." The consequences of untreated chlamydia infection are revealed. The article describes the characteristics of the sample used in the study. The infection rate compared with the general and non-aboriginal population.


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