However, women are more likely to experience long-term health complications from untreated STIs and adolescent females may have increased susceptibility to infection due to biological reasons. Washington Wash. Code Ann.
Research-based includes information recognized as medically accurate and objective by leading professional organizations and agencies with relevant expertise in the field. Texas Tex. Rates of reported chlamydia cases are consistently highest among women aged years, and rates of reported gonorrhea cases are consistently highest among men aged years.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC survey indicates that nearly 40 percent of all high school students report they have had sex, and 9. Among students who had sex in the three months prior to the survey, 54 percent reported condom use and 30 percent reported using birth control pills, an intrauterine device IUDimplant, shot or ring during their last sexual encounter.
Though the teen birth rate has declined to its lowest levels since data collection began, the United States still has the highest teen birth rate in the industrialized world. Oregon Or. Create Account. Programs must be medically accurate.
The department of elementary and secondary education shall, pursuant to rules promulgated by the commissioner of elementary and secondary education and the director of the department of health, establish comprehensive AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome instruction, which shall provide students with accurate information and instruction on AIDS transmission and prevention, and which course shall also address abstinence from sexual activity as the preferred means of prevention, as a basic education program requirement.
Any course materials and instructions related to human sexuality and STIs shall be medically and factually accurate. Washington Wash. News As D. The programs must be scientifically accurate and factually correct. Districts must have a program that has technically accurate information and curriculum.
Each school district shall provide age-appropriate human sexuality education courses in all public elementary and secondary schools as an integral part of the health education curriculum.
Though the teen birth rate has declined to its lowest levels since data collection began, the United States still has the highest teen birth rate in the industrialized world. Young people ages 15 to 24 represent 25 percent of the sexually active population, but acquire half of all new STIs, or about 10 million new cases a year.