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ERIC Number: EJ476838
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
School-Age Pregnancy: Why Hasn't Prevention Worked?
Males, Mike
Journal of School Health, v63 n10 p429-32 Dec 1993
Neither sexuality education nor abstinence programs have reduced adolescent pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease. The article presents recent data, explains why prevention does not work, and describes crucial factors that school and community prevention programs fail to incorporate (adult-teen intercourse, teen-teen intercourse, adult modeling, sexual abuse, and poverty). (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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