Journal article

Study Protocol: 6th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Adolescent Sexual Health, 2018

Christopher Fisher, Gosia Mikolajczak, Pauline Ezer, Lucille Kerr, Rosalind Bellamy, Graham Brown, Andrea Waling, Jayne Lucke

Frontiers in Public Health | Frontiers Media | Published : 2019

Abstract

Introduction: Since 1992 the Australian Government has funded a periodic national survey of HIV and Sexually Transmissible Infection (STI) knowledge and sexual risk behavior among secondary school students. Adolescents continue to be a priority population in public health efforts to reduce rates of STIs in Australia. The purpose of the survey is to inform progress on national strategic sexual health priorities. The results are used by federal and state/territory government agencies, youth-serving community organizations and health educators to improve knowledge, promote healthy sexual behaviors and target educational efforts aimed at communicating public health messages to young people. Mate..

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