ERIC Number: EJ746150
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Reference Count: 8
Trends in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Related Risk Behaviors among High School Students--United States, 1991-2005
Brener, Nancy; Kann, Laura; Lowry, Richard; Wechsler, Howell; Romero, Lisa
Journal of School Health, v76 n10 p521-524 Dec 2006
This paper examined changes in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-related risk behaviors among high school students in the United States during 1991-2005. Data from 8 national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys conducted during that period were analyzed. During 1991-2005, the percentage of US high school students engaging in HIV-related sexual risk behaviors significantly decreased.
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, High School Students, At Risk Persons, Health Behavior, Surveys, Data Analysis, Communicable Diseases, Public Health, Sexuality, Student Behavior, Adolescents
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States