Macro-level age norms for the timing of sexual initiation and adolescents' early sexual initiation in 17 European countries

Aubrey Spriggs Madkour, Margaretha de Looze, Ping Ma, Carolyn Tucker Halpern, Tilda Farhat, Tom F M Ter Bogt, Virginie Ehlinger, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Candace Currie, Emmanuelle Godeau

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Abstract

To examine the relationship between country-level age norms for sexual initiation timing and early sexual initiation (ESI) among adolescent boys and girls.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)114-21
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Adolescent Health
Volume55
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Behavior
  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Coitus
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Educational Status
  • Europe
  • Family Characteristics
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Parents
  • Peer Group
  • Residence Characteristics
  • Sex Distribution
  • Social Class
  • Social Norms
  • Substance-Related Disorders
  • Young Adult

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