Abstinence-only sex education carries consequences, as well

Dunn, Jamey
June 2013
Illinois Issues;Jun2013, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p6
The article presents several researches carried in the U.S. regarding the prevention of teenage sex. According to a study conducted by the University of Chicago, 93 percent of schools in Illinois offer sexual education and only 42 percent provided information related to the use of contraceptives. According to a survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 46 percent of sexually active teenagers accepted that they used condoms.


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