Exploratory Study Assessing Sex Education and Preparing Students for Sexual Situations, An
Sex education is important for people in Wyoming as there is a teen pregnancy rate of 77 per 1,000 young women, and a sexually transmitted infection (STI) rate of 24 per 1,000 people. Furthermore, 47% of high school students report having sex before graduating. Thus, one wonders if students receive adequate education to prevent teenage pregnancy and contraction of STIs. This research aims to explore how prepared Wyoming female students are to handle sexual situations as a result of their high school sex education. University of Wyoming freshman female students who attended a Wyoming public high ...
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