ERIC Number: EJ563710
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Influence of Older Siblings on Initiation of Sexual Intercourse.
Widmer, Eric D.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v59 n4 p928-38 Nov 1997
Examines whether older siblings (as orientational others) influence the timing of younger siblings' first intercourse. Results, based on 183 pairs of independent interviews, indicate that older brothers' sexual behavior has a significant influence on the timing of young siblings' initiation of sexual intercourse. Addresses the interaction of these effects with gender. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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