religious movements, 50

school participation and achievement, 3, 72, 73, 74, 76-77, 79, 81, 82-83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 95, 102, 107, 108, 142

schooling for pregnant students, 545

sexual behaviors, 197-198, 200, 204, 206

time to first birth after marriage, 527

youth employment patterns, 7, 341-342

See also specific country

Agriculture, 326, 327, 331, 584-585

farm subsidies, 334-335

Alcohol abuse, 6, 226-227, 244.

See also Substance use

Argentina, 50

job training programs, 338

labor market trends, 328

school participation and performance, 92, 94

Armenia, 375

Asia, 595-596

access to perinatal health care, 544, 545

age differences between spouses, 448

age patterns of first parenthood, 511-512, 514, 516, 518, 519, 548, 549

child marriage, 8

contraceptive use, 209, 243

demographic trends, 2, 18, 40-41

dowry and bridewealth practices, 462, 465, 466

economic growth, 2, 20, 37, 54, 59, 325-326, 580

group identification and transition to adulthood, 586-587

HIV/AIDS mortality, 174

HIV awareness and knowledge, 182

knowledge and interest in politics among young people, 370

labor force participation, 278, 579

labor market trends, 7

marriage patterns and trends, 419, 420, 421, 436, 460, 480

maternal mortality, 191

motor vehicle-related mortality, 188

organizational membership and participation, 386

poverty in, 63, 579

premarital childbearing, 9

rates of return to schooling, 105, 332

school participation and achievement, 76-77, 79, 83, 85, 87, 107, 108, 142, 436

self-reported health assessments, 177-178

sexual behaviors, 197-198, 205

smoking patterns, 221

substance use, 244

time to first birth after marriage, 527, 529

youth employment patterns, 7, 341-342

See also specific country

B

Bangladesh

age differences between spouses, 447

child labor in, 300, 334

HIV awareness and knowledge, 183

labor force participation, 278, 303-304

marriage patterns and trends, 418, 436, 438, 465-466, 473, 479

maternal mortality and morbidity, 192

reproductive health interventions, 238

school participation and performance, 95, 124-125, 129, 130-131, 136-137

Benin, 450, 514

Bolivia, 94, 201

Botswana

HIV infection, 182

premarital childbearing, 535

reproductive health interventions, 233

Brazil, 50, 380

child labor in, 327, 340-341

consequences of premature parenthood, 524

contraceptive use, 212

demographic trends, 319-322

HIV infection risk, 181

homicide rates, 190

labor force participation, 278

migration patterns, 313, 315-317

political attitudes and participation, 384, 411

rates of return to schooling, 105

reproductive health interventions, 231

school participation and achievement, 87, 92, 94-95, 98, 101, 128

sexual behaviors, 200

transitions from school to labor market, 288-291

Breastfeeding, 543

Burkina Faso, 468-469

age patterns of first parenthood, 514

marriage trends and patterns, 463, 479



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