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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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RODRIGUEZ GARCIA, Yarmein; OLIVA DIAZ, Juan Ariel  and  GIL HERNANDEZ, Arletty. Sexuality in adolescents: some considerations. AMC [online]. 2007, vol.11, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

A descriptive study was carried out in order to describe the cognitive level of the adolescents on sexuality at "Joaquín de Agüero y Agüero" polyclinic from December 2004 to December 2005. The universe was constituted by 98 adolescents between 12 and 19 years from the doctor's offices 40 and 46, belonging to this polyclinic, of them they were chosen at random 42 and applied them itself a survey with the following variables: age of beginning of the sexual intercourses, knowledge ways of sexual orientation, and ITS transmission. The obtained data were processed of automated form, descriptive statistics was employed. The found results were: the predominant age in both sexes was about 13-15 years (64.2%), the 42.8% carried out the first sexual intercourses among the 13 and 14 years, males (59%) fundamentally. The majority of the adolescents had sexual intercourses and they recognized the way of transmission of the sexual infections.


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