"Shoddy Research" in Study Claiming all Types of "Sex Ed" Delayed Teen Intercourse
Made no distinction between abstinence education and usual "comprehensive" sex ed
By Hilary White
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A new American study has implied that any or all types of "sex education" significantly delays the start of sexual activity in teens. But what some news media is downplaying is that the research made no distinction between abstinence education and more mainstream "comprehensive" sex education based on contraception.
In the study, students were understood to have received sex education if they had either or both types of instruction.
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[Cross-posted at Generations for Life]