Reborn a virgin: adolescents' retracting of virginity pledges and sexual histories.

@article{Rosenbaum2006RebornAV,
  title={Reborn a virgin: adolescents' retracting of virginity pledges and sexual histories.},
  author={Janet E Rosenbaum},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={1098-103}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined retractions of virginity pledges and of sexual histories among adolescents taking part in waves 1 and 2 of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. METHODS Logistic regression analyses were used to compare respondents' reports of virginity pledges and sexual histories at waves 1 and 2.Results. Among wave 1 virginity pledgers, 53% denied having made a pledge at wave 2; after control for confounders, pledgers who subsequently initiated sexual activity were 3… CONTINUE READING
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