Social and behavioral factors associated with high-risk sexual behavior among adolescents

@article{Biglan1990SocialAB,
  title={Social and behavioral factors associated with high-risk sexual behavior among adolescents},
  author={Anthony Biglan and Carol W. Metzler and Roger Wirt and Dennis V Ary and John Noell and Linda Ochs and Christine French and Don Hood},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={13},
  pages={245-261}
}
Relationships among risky sexual behaviors, other problem behaviors, and the family and peer context were examined for two samples of adolescents. Many adolescents reported behaviors (e.g., promiscuity or nonuse of condoms) which risked HIV or other sexually transmitted disease infection. Such risky behaviors were significantly intercorrelated. Consistent condom use was rare among those whose behavior otherwise entailed the greatest risk of infection. In both samples, an index of high-risk… CONTINUE READING

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