The opposite of sex? Adolescents' thoughts about abstinence and sex, and their sexual behavior.

@article{Masters2008TheOO,
  title={The opposite of sex? Adolescents' thoughts about abstinence and sex, and their sexual behavior.},
  author={N. Tatiana Masters and Blair A. Beadnell and Diane M Morrison and Marilyn J. Hoppe and Mary Rogers Gillmore},
  journal={Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={
          87-93
        }
}
CONTEXT Little research has explored how teenagers think about abstinence and how it functions in their lives. These questions are particularly salient in light of widespread funding of abstinence-only programs in the United States. METHODS Data on attitudes and intentions related to abstinence and sex were collected from 365 adolescents aged 12-15 who participated in an HIV risk reduction program in Seattle in 2001-2003. Logistic regression analyses assessed associations between these… CONTINUE READING

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