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Miller, B. C. (1998). Families matter: A research synthesis of family influences on adolescent pregnancy. Washington, D.C: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.

Miller, K., Forehand, R., Kotchick, B., & Dorsey, S. (1999). Adolescent sexual risk-taking behavior in single-parent ethnic minority families. Journal of Family Psychology, 13(1), 93–102.

Miller, K. S., Kotchick, B. A., Dorsey, S., Forehand, R., and Ham, A.Y. (1998). Family communication about sex: What are parents saying and are their adolescents listening? Family Planning Perspectives, 30(5), 218–222.

Miller, K. S., Levin, M. L., Whitaker, D. J., and Xu, X. (1998). Patterns of condom use among adolescents: The impact of mother-adolescent communication. American Journal of Public Health, 88(10), 1542–1544.

Murry, V., Kotchick, B.A., Wallace, S., Ketchen, B., Eddings, K., Heller, L., and Collier, I. (2004). Race, culture, and ethnicity: Implications for a community intervention. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 13(1), 81–99.

National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. (2006). Teen sexual activity, contraceptive use, pregnancy and childbearing: General facts and stats.

Pick, S., and Palos, P.A. (1995). Impact of the family on the sex lives of adolescents. Adolescence, 30(119), 667–675.

Resnick, M. D., Bearman, P. S., Blum, R. W., Bauman, K. E., Harris, K. M., Jones, J., et al. (1997). Protecting adolescents from harm: findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health. Journal of the American Medical Association, 278(10), 823–832.

Rodgers, K. B. (1999). Parenting processes related to sexual risk-taking behaviors of adolescent males and females. Journal of Marriage and the Family, 61(1), 99–109.

Romer, D., Black, M., Ricardo, I., Feigelman, S., Kaljee, L., Galbraith, J., et al. (1994). Social influences on the sexual behavior of youth at risk for HIV exposure. American Journal of Public Health, 84(6), 977–985.

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