Examining the racial differentials in the associations between adolescent substance use and subsequent risk of sexually transmitted infection (STI) in young adulthood
Learning Areas:Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Social and behavioral sciences
Analyze the level of marijuana use among adolescent Analyze the level of STI among young adults Analyze the relationship between marijuana use during adolescent and subsequent risk of having STI during young adults Analyze that this research has policy implications, which might result in reducing marijuana use by adolescents and reducing the risk of STI during young adults.
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Marijuana
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a statistician, a faculty and a social scientist and have been analyzing social science data and presenting at the APHA for last eleven years. I have been teaching Biostatistics for last 12 years at Morgan State University's School of Community Health and Policy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.