survey of teenage attitudes to sex and contraception in Kingston

by N. G. H. LeRiche

Publisher: s.n. in [Kingston, Ont

Written in English
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  • Contraception.,
  • Sex instruction.

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  Women more liberated as their attitudes to sex change today as 20 years ago and four times as many having same-sex encounters, a survey shows. ten young people today first had sex before. about contraception (Guttmacher Institute, c). Recent studies show that more teens receive formal sex education on “how to say no to sex” (87 percent of teen women and 81 percent of teen men) than on contraception methods (70 percent of teen women and 62 percent of teen men) (Martinez et al., ). The Majority of Americans Support.   The children of teen mothers have been reported to have higher rates of several unfavorable mental health outcomes. Past research suggests several possible mechanisms for an association between religiosity and teen birth rate in communities. The present study compiled publicly accessible data on birth rates, conservative religious beliefs, income, and abortion .   Your child will be in one of these classes for an hour each week of their freshmen year. They will receive a survey every 3 months from the start of the class until graduation to monitor their knowledge of safe sex, attitudes towards pregnancy prevention and teen pregnancy, their sexual activity, contraceptive use, and teen pregnancy rates.

The Moldova RHS covers: fertility, pregnancy experience, maternal and child health services, contraceptive use, reproductive health attitudes, sex education, sexual experience of young adults, health behaviors, physical and sexual Cited by: 1. In a survey of self-selected participants interested in new male contraceptive options, 99% said they would use a new method, 72% of women said they trust men to use a new method, and there was preference for non-hormonal methods given by yearly injection or daily pill. The Department of Guatemala YARHS covers: sexual experience, contraceptive use, fertility, sex education, and attitudes toward sexual behavior. n= women and men A) Sexual desire was part of man's sinful nature, and sex should only occur in marriages when trying to procreate. B) Sex between men was seen as a normal and acceptable form of relationship. C) Sex outside of marriage was tolerated for both women and men. D) Sex should be a fulfilling part of a marriage, but procreation was also valued.

  With emerging westernization, there is growing concern about sexual promiscuity and changing attitudes toward sexuality. A questionnaire was administered to adolescents from the city of Mumbai in the age group of 17–21 years in order to examine their knowledge about crucial aspects of sexuality and their source of sex related information. The survey also accessed attitudes Cited by: 7.   This study aimed to assess knowledge of and attitudes towards emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) in Vientiane, the capital city of the Lao PDR. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among young adults in entertainment venues by using the convenience sampling between May to July, Data were obtained through face-to-face by: Anne, who was born and raised in Paris, went on to ask why it is that so many young Americans don't consider oral sex to be "real" sex. "It's like a stop gap measure on the way to intercourse.

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Learning about sex at school is the most popular option for young people - 72% favour it, over learning from videos (42%), books (35%) or from their parents (34%), for example 5. The vast majority of respondents (71%) think that young people should start to learn about sex by.

Between andan annual survey was carried out to explore young people’s sexual behavior, knowledge about contraception, and attitudes towards sex and contraception. In total, the surveys intervie young people from 29 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the USA.

Kaiser Family Foundation Surveys on Public Knowledge and Attitudes on Contraception and Unplanned Pregnancy in the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands Unplanned pregnancy is a major problem facing Americans today.

Approximately million unplanned pregnancies occur each year in the United States. Teenagers, Sex and Contraception By Sadja Goldsmith, M.D., Mary 0. Gabrielson, M.D., Ira Gabrielson, M.D., Vicki Mathews and Leah Potts Since Planned Parenthood in San Francisco and Oakland has operated Teen Clinics which provide sex education, con-traception, pregnancy and VD testing on a drop-in basis for girls under the age of.

the global survey institute GfK conducted an international survey of young people’s thoughts on sex and contraception on behalf of the WCD coalition.

The survey targeted approximately 3, women and men aged years in 15 countries in. Participants men and women aged 16–24 years interviewed for the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal-3) between and Main outcome measures Reported source of contraceptive method (s) and preferred source if all were available and easily by: 4.

As is documented in various places in this book, the result is about 1, unwanted teenage pregnancies each year in the United States. Though these data are based on the American experience, the combination of teenage sexuality, the avoidance of contraception, and the consequent unwanted pregnancies are by no means unique to this country.

Sexual health, contraception, and teenage pregnancy. April ; BMJ Sexual health, contraception, and teenage pregnancy. John Tripp, Russell Viner The first time a young person has sex is. Current use of contraception was calculated as the proportion of students who reported to have used any method of contraception in the past 12 months prior to the survey.

Cross tabulations of knowledge, perceptions and attitudes towards contraceptive use and sexual behavior stratified by year of study were by: Teenage pregnancies cannot occur in either of these two situations: (1) Teenagers do not have sex, or (2) they use effective contraception if they do have sex.

If we could wave a magic wand or turn the clock back to before the s, it might be possible to greatly reduce the number of teenagers who have sex, but that day is long past.

Over the last decade, the Centers for Disease Control has reported a stable decrease in the percentage of sexually active adolescents in the United States.2 At the same time, it has reported an increase in the use of contraception, condoms, and the oral contraceptive pill.2 Despite that, there is still a high rate of teen pregnancy, ie, Cited by: 3.

Emergency contraception among university students in Kingston, Jamaica: a survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices. Given the importance of condoms as a contraceptive method among young people (in our study, condoms were the contraceptive method most frequently used in the past year) and the likelihood of condoms breaking, ECPs are an Cited by: about 80 per cent of young people aged 16–24 said that they had used a condom when they first had sex.

less than one in ten had used no contraception at all when they first had sex. one in five young men and nearly half of young women aged 16–24 said they wished they had waited longer to start having sex. They were twice as likely to say. Emergency contraception among university students in Kingston, Jamaica: A survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices Article in Contraception 66(4).

contraception, thus increasing their risk of pregnancy and STDs (6). Of the Jamaican young adults aged 15–24, 76% of the males and 86% of the females report they have taken a course in family life or sex education (6), but virtually none of these courses has been evaluated (7, 8).Family life 1 Family Health International, Research TriangleCited by:   Attitudes to a male contraceptive pill in a group of contraceptive users in the UK.

JMH 8(4)– Survey of 54 male and female contraceptive users on acceptability of male pill % said they would take the male pill, but 42% were concerned that the men would forget to take it. 26% expressed health concerns. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 46 () – Published by Elsevier Ltd.

Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Hüseyin Uzunboylu doi: / WCES A survey on use of methods & knowledge about contraceptive in married women Zahra Ghodsi a1, Simin Hojjatoleslami b * Cited by: 1.

The National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior found that today's adolescents are increasingly engaging in more risky sexual behaviors. false Ethnic differences do not account for much variance in sexual attitudes, sexual behaviors, or frequency of behaviors among teens.

contraception, this needs highlighting especially in a context where around 41% of 16 to 18 year olds are already exploring sexual activity. There is also clearly a need for better empowerment of our young people – making people feel comfortable about engaging in a discussion with their partner on their mutual wishes to engage in sexual Size: 2MB.

Adolescents' survey responses indicated that they disapprove of sexual activity among youth their age. Girls thought that boys and girls should first experience sexual intercourse at, respectively, ages 21 and Boys said that both boys and girls should wait until age 20 to have sex for the first time.

Pregnant and parenting teens' attitudes toward pregnancy and motherhood and their perceptions Vo, Cindy Ngoc, "Pregnant and parenting teens' attitudes toward pregnancy and motherhood and their perceptions of social support" (). to having sex without using a contraceptive and/or condom.

They felt that the benefits andAuthor: Cindy Ngoc Vo. young women was five, and young men eight. The sixth annual Gay Menʼs Sex Survey in included o gay and other homosexually active men in the UK aged between 14– n The average age at which men first had any sexual experience with another man was years.

Teenagers: sexual health and behaviour January File Size: 97KB. attitudes and behavior of adolescents aged 14 or younger may aid in the development of edu- cational programs designed to combat teenage sexual activity and childbearing. Methods: Data from a survey of Jamaican students aged 11–14 and information fromFile Size: KB.

Unsafe abortion is a major public health problem in low-and-middle income countries. Young and unmarried women constitute a high risk group for unsafe abortions. It has been estimated that widespread use of emergency contraception may significantly reduce the number of abortion-related morbidity and mortality.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes Cited by: Studies Reveal Teen Behaviors, Attitudes Toward Sex Two studies released today focus on adolescent sexual attitudes and behavior, finding that 20 percent of teens under the age of 15 have had their first sexual experience; 30 percent of young people experience pressure to have sex; and more than 75 percent of teens wanted more information about.

The teenage pregnancy campaign has been supported by a helpline - Sexwise - and a revitalised website - The Department of Health wished to build on these campaigns and develop new learnings about teenage attitudes towards sex and contraceptives, and the optimal way of communicating to this audience.

Impact of Environmental and Individual Risk Factors on Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers by Lakeasha S. Thrasher MPA, Albany State University, BS, Albany State University, Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy Public Health Walden University August   Although premarital sex is becoming more common in China, many do not have an accurate and comprehensive understanding of contraception, due in part to the lack of sex education.

Medical experts told Sixth Tone that they are noticing an increase in unintended pregnancies among young Chinese, as well as a rise in young women seeking multiple.

The report reveals the results of a nationally- representative survey of teens (ages 12 to 19) and adults and is the latest in a series of surveys the organization has released since that ask about sex, contraception, and teen : Martha Kempner.

The fact is, with or without sex education, about half of high school seniors have already become sexually active and need accurate, up-to-date information and access to effective contraception. The choice of available contraceptive methods has increased in recent years; however, recent data on women’s awareness of methods and reasons for their method choice, or reasons for changing methods, is limited.

The aim of this study was to examine the use and awareness of contraceptive methods in the USA, UK, Germany, Italy and Spain. Quantitative survey .Survey on Public Knowledge and Attitudes on Contraception and Unplanned Pregnancy in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands Published: Dec .This report summarizes the findings of the Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) carried out by the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), the Ministry of Health and SocialFile Size: 2MB.