Sex education and its impact on adolescent pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted infections
Lisa Danielle Iorio, BSN/BS, MCPHS University, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
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Adolescent pregnancy is a public health concern which demands the attention of educators, providers, parents, and students. Sex education in schools is mandatory; the various forms of this education vary. It is imperative the appropriate approach be utilized to help decreases the incidence of adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.
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