The Well-being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments Study

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The WAVE study, also based out of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, set the stage for the GEAS. We share some of their publications and presentations, here.

Publications

Introductory

Sonenstein, F. L. (2014). Introducing the Well-being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments study: methods and findingsJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S1-S3.

The Well-being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments: A 5-city study of slum-dwelling youth. Presented at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health Wednesday Noon Seminar, February 2014.

Cross-cultural

Peitzmeier, S. M., Kågesten, A., Acharya, R., Cheng, Y., Delany-Moretlwe, S., Olumide, A., ... & Decker, M. R. (2016). Intimate partner violence perpetration among adolescent males in disadvantaged neighborhoods globallyJournal of Adolescent Health59(6), 696-702.

Mmari, K., Blum, R., Sonenstein, F., Marshall, B., Brahmbhatt, H., Venables, E., ... & Jejeebhoy, S. (2014). Adolescents' perceptions of health from disadvantaged urban communities: Findings from the WAVE studySocial science & medicine104, 124-132.

Mmari, K., Lantos, H., Brahmbhatt, H., Delany-Moretlwe, S., Lou, C., Acharya, R., & Sangowawa, A. (2014). How adolescents perceive their communities: a qualitative study that explores the relationship between health and the physical environmentBMC public health14(1), 349.

Decker, M. R., Peitzmeier, S., Olumide, A., Acharya, R., Ojengbede, O., Covarrubias, L., ... & Brahmbhatt, H. (2014). Prevalence and health impact of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence among female adolescents aged 15–19 years in vulnerable urban environments: a multi-country studyJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S58-S67.

Olumide, A. O., Robinson, A. C., Levy, P. A., Mashimbye, L., Brahmbhatt, H., Lian, Q., ... & Blum, R. W. (2014). Predictors of substance use among vulnerable adolescents in five cities: findings from the well-being of adolescents in vulnerable environments studyJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S39-S47.

Brahmbhatt, H., Kågesten, A., Emerson, M., Decker, M. R., Olumide, A. O., Ojengbede, O., ... & Delany-Moretlwe, S. (2014). Prevalence and determinants of adolescent pregnancy in urban disadvantaged settings across five citiesJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S48-S57.

Mmari, K., Lantos, H., Blum, R. W., Brahmbhatt, H., Sangowawa, A., Yu, C., & Delany-Moretlwe, S. (2014). A global study on the influence of neighborhood contextual factors on adolescent healthJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S13-S20.

Cheng, Y., Li, X., Lou, C., Sonenstein, F. L., Kalamar, A., Jejeebhoy, S., ... & Ojengbede, O. (2014). The association between social support and mental health among vulnerable adolescents in five cities: findings from the study of the well-being of adolescents in vulnerable environmentsJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S31-S38.

Decker, M. R., Marshall, B. D., Emerson, M., Kalamar, A., Covarrubias, L., Astone, N., ... & Acharya, R. (2014). Respondent-driven sampling for an adolescent health study in vulnerable urban settings: a multi-country studyJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S6-S12.

Marshall, B. D., Astone, N., Blum, R. W., Jejeebhoy, S., Delany-Moretlwe, S., Brahmbhatt, H., ... & Wang, Z. (2014). Social capital and vulnerable urban youth in five global citiesJournal of Adolescent Health55(6), S21-S30.

Shanghai, China

Wang Ziliang, Yu Chunyan, Lou Chaohua, Cui Yuanqi, Lian Qiguo, Zuo Xiayun, Zhu Qiqi, Tu Xiaowen, Gao Ersheng, Cheng Yan. Photovoice applied to migrant adolescent health qualitative study. Chin J Public Health 2014; 30(12): 1567-1570.

Yu Chunyan, Cheng Yan, Wang Ziliang, Lian Qiguo, Zuo Xiayun, Cui Yuanqi, Gao Ersheng, Lou Chaohua. A community-based qualitative study on the major health problems and health seeking behaviors among migrant adolescents living in the urban city. Chinese Journal of Health Education 2014; 30(8): 735-737,753.

Ibadan, Nigeria

Olumide, A. O., & Ojengbede, O. A. (2016). The media as a critical determinant of the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in Ibadan, NigeriaSexual & Reproductive Healthcare8, 63-74.

Olumide, A. O., Adebayo, E. S., & Ojengbede, O. A. (2016). Using photovoice in adolescent health research: a case-study of the Well-being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments (WAVE) Study in Ibadan, NigeriaInternational Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.

Presentations

Hannah Lantos. Associations Between Community Violence and Sexual Risk-taking in Baltimore and Johannesburg: An Analysis of the WAVE Study. Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting; Washington, DC. April 1, 2016.

Adesola O. Olumide, Allysha C. Robinson, Michele Decker, Yan Cheng, Heena Brahmbhatt, Oladosu Ojengbede, Freya Sonenstein & Rajib Acharya. Association between cigarette smoking and suicidal attempts among disadvantaged adolescents in five global cities. 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. March 17-21, 2015 (poster).

Sangowawa & Oladosu A. Ojengbede. Reproductive health of adolescents in vulnerable environments across 6 cities: The media as a critical determinant of the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents in Ibadan, Nigeria. International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP); Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. November 12-15, 2013 (preformed panel).

Hannah Lantos. Vacant Homes, Overcrowdedness, and Trash: How Youth Perceive their Communities--Qualitative Results from WAVE Phase 1. American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting; Boston, MA. November 4, 2013.

Adesola Sangowawa & Oladosu Ojengbede. Boys and girls experience life differently – the role of gender in the health and development of adolescents in disadvantaged communities in Ibadan Nigeria. 10th World Congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH); Istanbul, Turkey. June 11-12, 2013 (oral presentation).

Adesola Sangowawa, Freya Sonenstein, Farah Qureshi, Oladosu A. Ojengbede & Robert Blum. Our sexuality, pur health – Findings from the multi-country study on Well-being of Adolescents in Vulnerable Environments (WAVE): Phase 1, Ibadan site. 10th World Congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH); Istanbul, Turkey. June 11-12, 2013 (poster).