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Parental Perspectives on Sources of Sex Information for Young People

      Abstract

      Purpose

      To examine parental perspectives toward sources of sex information.

      Methods

      Interviews were conducted with 1605 parents.

      Results

      Most parents indicated that youth should receive information from their parents; however, in reality, believe they obtain most of their information from friends and the media.

      Conclusion

      Nearly all parents want young people to receive information about sex from their parents.

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