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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 250-251

Perception among upper middle class adolescent in Bombay regarding sex and sexuality

1 Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
2 Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, TX, USA
3 Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, India

Correspondence Address:
M S Selvan
Department of Epidemiology, Box 0189, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

PMID: 16479912

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The study was carried out among the adolescents in respect to their beliefs about sexual behavior and their intended decision with regard to engaging in sexual activity. Both male and female respondents indicated that they believe that individuals of their age should wait until they are older before engaging in sexual activity. However, there were significant differences between the responses of male and female adolescents.

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