"Are they still having sex?" STI's and unintended pregnancy among mid-life women.

@article{Sherman2005AreTS,
  title={"Are they still having sex?" STI's and unintended pregnancy among mid-life women.},
  author={Christy A. Sherman and Sydney M. Harvey and John Lee W. Noell},
  journal={Journal of women & aging},
  year={2005},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          41-55
        }
}
Research has shown that women remain sexually active throughout mid-life and into the post-menopausal years. Recent data reveal that significant numbers of STIs (sexually transmitted infections) and unintended pregnancies occur among mid-life women. Data on STI prevalence indicate several STIs have relatively high rates among women over age 30, including HIV and HSV-2. Racial/ethnic disparities in STI prevalence between mid-life African American, Hispanic, and Caucasian women have also been… CONTINUE READING
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