Abstinence-only education does not le...

Abstinence-only education does not lead to abstinent behavior, researchers find

There are 1 comment on the Science Daily story from Nov 29, 2011, titled Abstinence-only education does not lead to abstinent behavior, researchers find. In it, Science Daily reports that:

The researchers looked at teen pregnancy and birth data from 48 U.S. states to evaluate the effectiveness of those states' approaches to sex education, as prescribed by local laws and policies.

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The Big Dipper

Stavanger, Norway

#1 Nov 30, 2011
States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University of Georgia have determined.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/...

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No surprise there.

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