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  • Adolescents’ transition to adulthood
  • Young people’s sexual behavior in urban poor contexts
  • Adolescents’ sexual self-concept (sexual readiness)
  • Pregnancy intentions, pregnancy outcomes and their socio-economic implications
  • Women’s abortion experiences
  • Contraceptive use and method choice
  • Mixed method research


Articles in peer-reviewed journals

Atiglo, D. Y., Larbi, R. T., Kushitor, M. K., Biney, A. A., Asante, P. Y., Dodoo, N. D., & Dodoo, F. N. A. (2018). Sense of community and willingness to support malaria intervention programme in urban poor Accra, Ghana. Malaria journal, 17 (1), 289.

Atiglo, D. Y. & A. A. E. Biney. (2018). Correlates of sexual inactivity and met need for contraceptives among young women in Ghana. BMC Women's Health, 18 (1), 139.

Phillips, J.F., Awoonor-Williams, J.K. Bawah, A.A., Nimako, B.A. Kanlisi, N.S., Sheff, M.C., Asuming, P.O., Kyei, P.E., Biney, A. & Jackson, E.F. (2018). What do you do with success? The science of scaling up a health systems strengthening intervention in Ghana. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 484.

Awuah, R. B., Asante, P. Y., Sakyi, L., Biney, A. A. E., Kushitor, M. K., Agyei, F. & de-Graft Aikins, A. (2018). Factors associated with treatment-seeking for malaria in urban poor communities in Accra, Ghana. Malaria Journal, 17 (168): 1-8.

Biney, A. A. E. & Nyarko, P. (2017). Is a woman’s first pregnancy outcome related to her years of schooling? An assessment of women’s adolescent pregnancy outcomes and subsequent educational attainment in Ghana. Reproductive Health, 14(123): 1-15.

Cassels, S., Jenness, S. M., Biney, A. A. E., & Dodoo, F. N.-A. (2017). Geographic mobility and potential bridging for sexually transmitted infections in Agbogbloshie, Ghana. Social Science & Medicine, 184, 27–39.

Biney, A. A. E., & D. Y. Atiglo. (2017). Examining the association between motivations for induced abortion and method safety among women in Ghana. Women & Health, 57(9): 1044-1060.

Biney, A. A. E. (2016). A Different Approach in Developing a Sexual Self-Concept Scale for Adolescents in Accra, Ghana. Sexuality & Culture, 20 (2): 403-424.

Biney, A. A. E., & F.N.A. Dodoo. (2016). What are the characteristics of ‘sexually ready’ adolescents? Exploring the sexual readiness of youth in urban poor Accra.” BMC Public Health, 16(1): 1-11.

Jenness, S. M., Biney, A. A., Ampofo, W.K., Dodoo, F.N.A., & S. Cassels. (2015). Minimal Coital Dilution in Accra, Ghana. JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 69(1): 85-91.

Dodoo, F.N.A., Horne, C., & A. Biney. (2014). Does education mitigate the adverse impact of bridewealth on women's reproductive autonomy?. Genus, 70(1): 77-97.

Cassels, S., Jenness, S. M., Biney, A.A., Ampofo, W.K., & F.N.A. Dodoo. (2014). Migration, sexual networks, and HIV in Agbogbloshie, Ghana. Demographic Research, 31, 861-888.

Biney, A.A.E. (2011). Exploring Contraceptive Knowledge and Use among Women Experiencing Induced Abortion in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 15(1): 37-46

Edrey, Y.H., Park, T.J., Kang, H.S., Biney, A. and R. Buffenstein. (2011). Endocrine function and neurobiology of the longest-living rodent, the naked mole-rat. Experimental Gerontology, 46(2-3): 116-123  


Dodoo, N.D., Biney, A.A.E. and M. Abu. (2014). Methods in Population Studies. In Codjoe, S.N.A., Badasu, D.M. and Kwankye, S.O. (Eds). Population Studies: Key Issues and Contemporary Trends. Legon: Sub-Saharan Publishers.

Other Publications

Biney, A. (2013). Adolescents in Ga Mashie, Ghana, Share Reasons for Sexual Activity or Abstinence. Population Reference Bureau.  Web article