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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Use Of Contraceptive Methods Among University Adolescents [uso De Métodos Anticoncepcionais Entre Adolescentes Universitários.]
Author: Alves A.S.
Lopes M.H.
Abstract: The objective of this study was to identify the use of contraceptive methods among teenagers at a public University in São Paulo, as well as to describe their profile concerning social and demographic characteristics. A questionnaire was used and the sample was composed by 295 teenagers. The initiation of sexual activity was reported by 48.8%. The mean age was seventeen and most of them reported that they used some type of contraceptive method. The method used with highest frequency was the preservative, and this in combination with the pill. It could be observed that teenagers seek information through health professionals, teachers or books, and mainly media. It was concluded that the students had sexual initiation late and seek information about contraception.
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Date Issue: 2008
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