TITLE

JUST SAY NO

AUTHOR(S)
Greve, Frank
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Investigate;Nov2005, Vol. 5 Issue 58, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an investigative report on the effect of sex education campaign on teenage pregnancy and birth rate in the U.S. Views of girls on condom use; Perception of teenagers on abstinence; Influence of anxiety over AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases on sexual behavior.
ACCESSION #
18605131

 

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