Awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe: a systematic review of published literature

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p727
Academic Journal
The article presents a systematic review conducted over awareness and knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among school-going adolescents in Europe. It examines how perceive their own risk of contracting an STD. It discusses the methods used in the review. It reports that despite knowing that use of condoms helps protect against contracting a STD, some adolescents still regard condoms primarily as an interim method of contraception before using the pill.


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