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  1. The sexual practices of Asian and Pacific Islander high school students.

    Article - En anglais

    Purppse : To describe the sexual behaviors, beliefs, and attitudes of Asian and Pacific Islander California high school students and to compare them to other racial/ethnic groups.


    Data were collected from an anonymous self-administered survey of 2026 ninth to 12th graders in a Los Angeles County school district ; 186 of the respondents described themselves as Asian and Pacific Islander.

    The survey was conducted in April 1992.


    A higher percentage of Asian and Pacific Islander adolescents (73%) compared with African-American (28%, p<. 001), Latino (43%, p<. 001), white (50%, p<. 001), and other (48%, p<. 001) adolescents had never had vaginal intercourse.

    Asian and Pacific Islander adolescents were less likely than other adolescents to report having engaged in heterosexual genital sexual activities during the prior year, including masturbation of or by a partner, fellatio with ejaculation, cunnilingus, and anal intercourse.

    Few students in any group reported homosexual genital sexual activities.

    Asians and Pacific Islanders who had had vaginal intercourse were more likely than most other groups to have used a condom at first vaginal intercourse, but Asians and Pacific Islanders had not used condoms more consistently over the prior year.

    Asians and Pacific Islanders were more likely to expect parental disapproval if they had vaginal intercourse and less likely to think that their peers had had vaginal intercourse. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Comportement sexuel, Relation sexuelle, Adolescent, Homme, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Ethnie, Asiatique, Facteur risque, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Adolescent, Human, California, United States, North America, America, Ethnic group, Asiatic, Risk factor, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0064453

    Code Inist : 002A26J05. Création : 31/05/1999.