SexSmarts Survey – Teens and Sexual Health Communication
SexSmarts Survey- Teens and Sexual Health Communication
As part of an on-going public information partnership called SexSmarts, seventeen magazine and the Kaiser Family Foundation conduct nationally-representative surveys of teens 15 to 17 on issues related to their sexual health.
This survey examines sexual health communication between teens and their parents, health care providers and partners. The results suggest that nearly four in 10 sexually active adolescents say their parents don’t know they are having sex. And, more than half of all teens surveyed say they have never talked with their parents about how to have a conversation about contraception, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or condoms with someone they might be dating (July 2002).
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