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3/27/08 Sexuality 1) Hooking up a. No large, national, representative sample b. Surveys indicate 60-78% of college students report hooking up c. Researchers examining how many college students, what sexual behaviors, emotional effects d. Add Health (1995) study indicates 60% of sexually active teens, 15 years or older, had sex in romantic and non- romantic contexts 2) Teen Pregnancy a. U.S. had highest rate of teen pregnancy in industrialized world b. Strategies to prevent teen pregnancy and whether researcher indicates they work: i. Encourage abstinence 1. Research study ordered by U.S. Congress on effectiveness of Abstinence-Only-Until Marriage sex education programs (2007): a. Students who participated in abstinence- only programs were just as likely to have sex as students who did not i. Reported same number of sexual partners ii. Reported having same sex at same age—14.9 b. Students did not report having more unprotected sex than other students ii. Provide information about use of contraception
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