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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2014, Article ID 102579, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/102579
Research Article

Factors Affecting Parent-Adolescent Discussion on Reproductive Health Issues in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

1School of Nursing and Midwifery, College of Health and Medical Sciences, Haramaya University, P.O.B. 235 Harar, Ethiopia
2Department of Public Health, College of Health and Medical Sciences, Haramaya University, Harar, Ethiopia

Received 13 December 2013; Revised 24 March 2014; Accepted 1 May 2014; Published 29 May 2014

Academic Editor: Pauline E. Jolly

Copyright © 2014 Tesfaye Assebe Yadeta 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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