Rodriguez M. Adolescent understanding of abstinence Adolescents demonstrate a complex and sometimes nuanced view of abstinence and sex. Santelli JS. Open in a separate window.
This was not the case. Received Mar 8; Accepted Aug The difference is not due to the onset of sexual activity . For all further statistical analyses we used SPSS . Support Center Support Center. We analyzed the state profiles on sex education laws and policy data for all abstinence only sex education articles in Gosport states  following the criteria of the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center  to identify the level of abstinence education Table 2.
Future Directions While states with comprehensive sex education have lower teen pregnancy rates, even in these states rates are much higher than seen in Europe .
Four researchers teamed up to look at the relationship between teen birth rates and federal funding for two types of sex education program — one that teaches abstinence until marriage and one that takes a more comprehensive approach. Religiosity and teen birth rate in the United States. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.
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