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Sexual perceptions and practices of young people in Northern Thailand

Tangmunkongvorakul, Arunrat; Carmichael, Gordon; Banwell, Cathy; Utomo, Iwu; Sleigh, Adrian

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This study draws together survey and qualitative data on sexual practices among more than 1750 young Northern Thai people aged 17-20 years. The survey data indicate that sexually active young people frequently engage in, or are subjected to, risk-taking behaviours that may expose them to sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancies. These include having multiple sexual partners and quite frequent partner turnover. High percentages also engage in unprotected sexual intercourse with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/34280
Source: Journal of Youth Studies
DOI: 10.1080/13676261.2010.522562

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