TITLE

Positive Attitudes Toward Condom Use Do Not Mean Safer Sex Among Youth

AUTHOR(S)
Ball, H.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Mar2007, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article takes a look at condom use among American adolescents between the ages of 15 to 21. According to a survey conducted in 3 major U. S. Cities, teenagers who have sex with casual partners are less likely to use condoms than those with intimate partners. Research was collected on over 1,300 individuals regarding their attitudes towards condom use, drug and alcohol use, and demographic characteristics. The study points out that the frequent condom use that was reported by the teenagers in the study was not enough to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
ACCESSION #
24808727

 

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