Kowalski AJ, Addo OY, Kramer MR, Martorell R, Norris SA, Waford RN, Richter LM, Stein AD. Initial engagement and persistence of health risk behaviors through adolescence: longitudinal findings from urban South Africa. BMC pediatrics. 2021 Dec 11;21(21). 31 p. PMID: 33430827 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC7798218
Little is known about longitudinal patterns of adolescent health risk behavior initial engagement and persistence in low- and middle-income countries.