However, the research team took every measure to ensure that students had a private environment to complete the questionnaire, and provided formal assurances of confidentiality and emphasized the use of unique identifiers that would prevent others outside of the research team from linking surveys to any specific individual.
Summary statistics were generated and multiple regression analyses were conducted. Initial bivariate analyses, using t -tests and chi-square tests where appropriate, were conducted to test for equivalency in baseline characteristics between the intervention and comparison group assignments. JenningsJ.
Atlanta: Center for Disease Control and Prevention; The intensity of the Teen PEP course resulted in developing highly trained peer educators who were prepared to deliver credible, reliable prevention messages to their peers. National Council on Crime and Delinquency,
Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar. It should be taught by trained teachers. Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network. Sexual Risk Behaviors and Academic Achievement. Table I. What is sexual health education? For the primary analyses, we conducted bivariate and adjusted and unadjusted multiple linear regression models to examine whether the Teen PEP peer educators i.
Summary statistics were generated and multiple regression analyses were conducted. Participants indicated how likely they would be to talk with friends, partners, and parents about sex and protection, obtain reliable birth control, insist on condom use, or refuse a sexual situation.
Peer education programs have demonstrated success in changing sexual health knowledge, attitudes and health behaviors [ 57—14 ]. As of30 states have no law that governs sex education, and schools are not required to provide it 25 states mandate that sex education, if taught, must include abstinence, but do not require it to include contraception.
Schools may wish to embed evidence-based interventions EBIs in their sexual health education programs.
These programs:. Adolescents are more concerned about sex and sexual health than any other health issue in their lives [ 1 ]. Next, in a secondary efficacy analysis i. Young people have the right to lead healthy lives.
At the start of the program, participants were on average 16 years of age [standard deviation SD 0. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.