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6 special populations_sexual health.III_1 - Adolescents at...

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Unformatted text preview: Adolescents at Risk Growing Up in a Global World Sexual Behavior and Development Defining Adolescents at Risk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbm6WfMpOT4 Demography of Adolescents Worldwide Adolescents (ages 10 to 19) comprise 20 percent of the worlds population More than 85 percent of adolescents reside in low- and middle-income countries Nearly half of all people living in the world today are under the age of 25, making this the largest generation of young people in history Key Milestones Sexual and Reproductive Milestones 10 15 20 25 30 35 M e n a r c h e S p e r m a r c h e F i r s t i n t e r c o u r s e F i r s t m a r r i a g e F i r s t b i r t h I n t e n d n o m o r e c h i l d r e n F i r s t i n t e r c o u r s e F i r s t m a r r i a g e F i r s t b i r t h I n t e n d N o M o r e c h i l d r e n AGE 14.0 16.9 26.7 28.5 33.2 12.6 17.4 25.1 26.0 30.9 MEN WOMEN Guttmacher Institute (2002) Onset of puberty Why Focus on Sexual Health?Why Focus on Sexual Health?...
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