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The association between sex education and youth's engagement in sexual intercourse, age at first intercourse, and birth control use at first sex.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Adolescent Health
1054-139X
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
42
Issue
1
Pages
89–96
Identifiers
PMID: 18155035
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Formal sex education may effectively reduce adolescent sexual risk behaviors when provided before sexual initiation. Sex education was found to be particularly important for subgroups that are traditionally at high risk for early initiation of sex and for contracting sexually transmitted diseases.

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