Abstinence-only and comprehensive sex education and the initiation of sexual activity and teen pregnancy.


PURPOSE The role that sex education plays in the initiation of sexual activity and risk of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease (STD) is controversial in the United States. Despite several systematic reviews, few epidemiologic evaluations of the effectiveness of these programs on a population level have been conducted. METHODS Among never… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2007.08.026


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