04 April 2013

Teens waiting to have sex. Media thinks otherwise.

Less Young Adolescents Engaging in Sexual Activity, Most Sexually Active by 17 : Health & Medicine : Science World Report: ""Policymakers and the media often sensationalize teen sexual behavior, suggesting that adolescents as young as 10 or 11 are increasingly sexually active," said lead author Lawrence Finer. "But the data just don't support that concern. Rather, we are seeing teens waiting longer to have sex, using contraceptives more frequently when they start having sex, and being less likely to become pregnant than their peers of past decades.""

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