More than half of those in the safe-sex group, 52%, became sexually active in that time period - slightly more than the 47% in the control group, who received neither a safe sex nor an abstinence message but only general healtg information. some 42% of the students in the comprehensive programwho received instruction on contraception and encouragement to delay sex - became sexually active within two years. According to other studies by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, teens say that parents have more influence over their sexual behavior than peers do.
Abstinence Education Works After All Linda Chavez Human Events; Feb 15, 2010; 66, 7; Docstoc pg. 22 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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