Sexual behavior among high school students in Brazil: alcohol consumption and legal and illegal drug use associated with unprotected sex

@inproceedings{Sanchez2013SexualBA,
  title={Sexual behavior among high school students in Brazil: alcohol consumption and legal and illegal drug use associated with unprotected sex},
  author={Zila M Sanchez and Solange Aparecida Nappo and Joselaine Ida Cruz and Elisaldo Luiz de Ara{\'u}jo Carlini and Claudia Masur Carlini and Silvia Saboia Martins},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Alcohol and other drug use appears to reduce decision-making ability and increase the risk of unsafe sex, leading to possible unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases/human immunodeficiency virus/HIV transmission, and multiple sexual partners. This study aimed to test the hypothesis that risky sexual behaviors among adolescents are associated with legal and illegal drug use. METHODS A national cross-sectional survey of 17,371 high-school students was conducted in 2010… CONTINUE READING
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