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Teach Those Teens
BY Jim Cosgrove
June 15-21, 2003 Issue | Posted 6/15/03 at 1:00 PM
Teen pregnancy rates have been falling for a decade, but the news isn't all good. According to a survey released May 19 by the Kaiser Family Foundation, about 1 in 3 teens say they have been in a relationship where they felt things were moving too fast sexually. Also, contrary to popular perceptions, boys face more peer pressure to have sex than girls do. One in three 15- to 17-year-old boys say they feel pressure to have sex, compared with 23% of girls.
Illustration: Tim Rauch
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