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Unformatted text preview: programs. Federally funded abstinence-only curricula found that over 80 percent of curricula supported by the United States Department of Health & Human services contained false, misleading, or distorted information about reproductive health (McKeon). Some of the information that was falsely conveyed is listed below. False information about the effectiveness of contraceptives; False information about the risks of abortion; Religious beliefs as scientific fact; Stereotypes about boys and girls as scientific fact; and Medical and scientific errors of fact. (McKeon) This dataset is a web source that compares the effects of teaching a comprehensive sexual education course in opposition to an abstinence- only approach for sex education. The article shows main points of negative results from the abstinence view of teaching. The Dataset includes graphs...
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