Parent-Child Sexual Communication Among Middle School Youth

Laura L. Edwards, Abby Hunt, Doug Cope-Barnes, Devon J. Hensel, Mary A. Ott

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Abstract

Middle school youth (N = 1472) in Central Indiana completed a survey about parent-adolescent sexual communication. Being older, female, mixed race, ever had sex, ever arrested, and higher HIV knowledge were associated with more frequent sexual communication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)260-262
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume199
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2018

Keywords

  • adolescent
  • juvenile justice
  • sexual behavior
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • teen pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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