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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2011, Article ID 353410, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/353410
Research Article

Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women in Cape Town, South Africa: Drug Use, Sexual Behavior, and the Need for Comprehensive Services

1Substance Abuse Treatment Evaluations & Interventions Program, RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
2Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, Medical Research Council, P.O. Box 19070, Tygerberg, Cape Town 7505, South Africa

Received 30 August 2010; Accepted 9 February 2011

Academic Editor: Lucy Burns

Copyright © 2011 Hendrée E. Jones et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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