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Get involved in our campaigns and help ensure young people's health and rights. Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a nationally representative survey of to year-old youth in the United States about sexual health communication between teens and their parents.
Survey dovetail with the findings of peer-reviewed research into parent-child communication. The survey hints at two important issues that other research also addresses: parents discussing condoms with their teens before young people initiate sexual intercourse and differences in parent-child communication that shortchange young men. A study of to year-old adolescents and their mothers underscores the importance of the timing of parent-child discussions about using condoms.
Many studies found that mothers are ificantly more likely than fathers to discuss sexuality with their children. In one study, just over 54 percent of students reported discussing HIV with a parent. Young men may also be receiving relatively little support in developing the values that will help them to build loving, responsible, committed, intimate relationships in adulthood.
Parents need to understand the critical importance of discussing sexuality with young people. Press enter to search. Take Action the movement of young people working to protect our health and lives. Our Campaigns Get involved in our campaigns and help ensure young people's health and rights. Donate now Support youth activists working for reproductive and sexual health and rights. up Get text and updates. Fifty-one percent of teens 61 percent of females; 42 percent of males had discussed with their parents "how to know when you are ready to have sex.
Among male teens, 50 percent had discussed condoms, but only 35 percent had discussed other forms of contraception. Among female teens, 54 percent had discussed condoms and 63 percent had discussed other forms of contraception with parents. Overall, 52 percent of teens had discussed condoms with their parents; 49 percent had discussed other forms of contraception. Fifty percent of teens 56 percent of females; 44 percent of males had discussed STIs with parents. Teens indicate various reasons why they may not talk to parents about sexual health issues. Eighty percent of teens worried that parents will think they have had sex or are going to have sex.
Seventy-eight percent named embarrassment as a big reason. Parents Discussing Condoms with Teens A study of to year-old adolescents and their mothers underscores the importance of the timing of parent-child discussions about using condoms. Kaiser Family Foundation, Miller KS et al. Patterns of condom use among adolescents: the impact of mother-adolescent communication. Amer J Public Health ; Holtzman D, Robinson R. Gender differences in parent-child communication about sexuality: an exploratory study. J Adolesc Research ; Next ResourceNorfolk Island sex talk
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