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Article
February 9, 1990

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary-Reply

Author Affiliations

University of Rochester (NY) Medical Center
American Medical Association Chicago, Ill

University of Rochester (NY) Medical Center
American Medical Association Chicago, Ill

JAMA. 1990;263(6):813. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440060053026

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Abstract

In Reply.—  We very much appreciate the comments by Drs Rieger and Ganser concerning the definition of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. The comments of both of our colleagues are well taken and suggest a preventive medicine model that is applicable to the prevention of adolescent pregnancy.

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