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The definition of abstinence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15749587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A teen's definition of sexual activity most often does not include oral or anal sex. Abstinence only programs vary widely as to how they define sexual behavior and may be contributing to misinformation about STD transmission. Unknown is the extent to which declining teen pregnancy rates are due to non-coital activities replacing vaginal intercourse.
Authors:
Angela Nicoletti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1083-3188     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610774     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., Boston, MA 02115, USA. anicoletti@partners.org
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