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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Akilah Wise

ORISE Research Fellow, Centers for Disease Control.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Community structural factors and neighborhood environment impact on health

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Journal Articles

Wise, Akilah, Arline T. Geronimus, and Pamela Smock. 2017. "Best of Intentions: A structural analysis of the association between socioeconomic disadvantage and unintended pregnancy in a sample of mothers from the NLSY79." Women's Health Issues, 27(1): 5-13. PMCID: PMC5219931. DOI. Abstract.

Conference Proceedings

Wise, Akilah. 2014. "Complicating Pregnancy Intention: Early Educational Advantage and Likelihood of Unintended Births." Population Association of America, 2014 Annual Meeting,

Wise, Akilah. 2013. "Indicators of Educational Advantage and Pregnancy Intention." Population Association of America, 2013 Annual Meeting,

Wise, Akilah. 2013. "Educational advantage and pregnancy intention status: Indicators of advantage and its association with unintended pregnancy." , APHA. (141st APHA Annual Meeting (November 2-November 6, 2013))