Gruber and Grube - (Gruber and Grube. 2000) Further, more...

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(Gruber and Grube. 2000) Further, more than 80% of adolescents report that their peers find out some or a lot about sex, drugs, and violence from television shows, movies, and other entertainment media. About 10% of teens acknowledge that they have learned more about the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) from these media sources than from parents, school personnel, clergy, or friends. Policy makers and health professionals have long been concerned about premarital sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases; including infection with the human immunodeficiency virus or (HIV) Nationwide nearly half of all high school students have had sexual intercourse. Researchers suggest that even among teenagers that have not experienced vaginal intercourse, substantial numbers engage in other intimate sexual behaviors that carry health risks. Seventy five out of a thousand teenage girls between the ages of fifteen and seventeen years of age become pregnant each year. Teenage girls who report four or more lifetime sexual
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