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Kids Not Learning About #HIV Prevention | Care2 Causes less emphasis on #AIDS education = limited #condom use

Kids Not Learning About #HIV Prevention | Care2 Causes less emphasis on #AIDS education = limited #condom use

While HIV and AIDS have been overshadowed by other social and health issues in recent years, the global pandemic is far from over– and kids still need to learn about the dangers of HIV and effective prevention methods. New research indicates that we may be failing our kids in that aspect of their education , and that more attention needs to be paid to HIV prevention education in schools. According to the 2011 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), “the percentage of U.S. high school students who had learned about HIV/AIDS in school dropped from 91.5 percent in 1997 to 84 percent in 2011″ (Edge ). The consequences of less emphasis on HIV/AIDS education can be seen in the limited condom use practice by high school students (just 60 percent reported using a condom in their last sexual encounter), and in the rate of young adults aged 15 to 24 contracting HIV (more than 8,...

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