Interesting Facts

Study about the sexuality of Swedish university women during a 25 year period: half (48%) of those that consumed pornographic material affirmed that this consumption negatively affected their sexuality.*

*Stenhammar, C., Ehrsson, Y. T., Åkerud, H., Larsson, M., & Tydén, T. . Sexual and contraceptive behavior among female university students in Sweden – repeated surveys over a 25-year period. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2015,94(3):253-259.

Percentage of 15-year-olds who have had sexual relationships*

*Source: Madkour AS, Farhat T, Halpern CT, et al. Early Adolescent Sexual Initiation as a Problem Behavior: A Comparative Study of Five Nations. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2010;47(4):389-98.

Percentage of youth between 14 and 18 that have had sexual relationships*

*Philippines, El Salvador, Peru. Total 8495: 4179 M; 4316 F. SOURCE: Arch Sex Behav, 2011; Journal of Adolescent Health, 2012.

Different reasons for having first sex among youth between 14 and 18 that have had sexual relationships*

*Philippines, El Salvador, Peru. Total 8495: 4179 M; 4316 F. Aged between 14-18. 23% sexually initated. SOURCE: Arch Sex Behav, 2011; Journal of Adolescent Health, 2012.

Different reasons for having first sex among youth between 14 and 18 that have had sexual relationships*

*Philippines, El Salvador, Peru. Total 8495: 4179 M; 4316 F. Aged between 14-18. 23% sexually initated. SOURCE: Arch Sex Behav, 2011; Journal of Adolescent Health, 2012

Percentage of youth who reported that they would like to know more about the following topics.*

*Philippines, El Salvador, Peru. Total 8495: 4179 M; 4316 F. Aged between 14-18. 23% sexually initated. SOURCE: Arch Sex Behav, 2011; Journal of Adolescent Health, 2012

Youth who believe that there is no risk at all of being infected with HIV and/or of getting pregnant when having sex with condoms.*

*Philippines, El Salvador, Peru. Total 8495: 4179 M; 4316 F. Aged between 14-18. 23% sexually initated. SOURCE: Arch Sex Behav, 2011; Journal of Adolescent Health, 2012