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72 Percent of Indian Youth Have Sex Without Protection

October 11, 2011

Up to 72 percent of sexually active young people in India do not use protection with new sex partners, according to a survey reported by the Press Trust of India. Eleven international non-governmental organizations conducted the survey in April and May of this year; the respondents were ages 15 to 35. At least 40 percent of the young people reported difficulty accessing contraception; 36 percent said a relative or close friend had had an unplanned pregnancy; and almost one-third had received incorrect information about contraception from friends.

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Adapted from:
Xinhua News Agency
10.03.2011


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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