publication . Article . 2005

Outcomes of three different models for sex education and citizenship programs concerning knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of Brazilian adolescents

Campos Márcia; Faúndes Anibal; Sousa Maria Helena de; Cabral Francisco; Silva Ricardo de Castro e; Díaz Margarita; Mello Maeve Brito de;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2005
  • Publisher: Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Abstract
Three different school-based sex education and citizenship programs in public schools in Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte, and Salvador, Brazil, were evaluated in a cross-sectional study comparing knowledge, attitudes, and practices in sexuality, citizenship, and gender issues among adolescents participating in the programs' activities as compared to adolescents enrolled in schools without such programs (controls). Results showed that Salvador's program achieved good results, with significant changes in knowledge on sexuality and reproductive physiology, attitudes regarding citizenship, and current use of modern contraceptives; Rio de Janeiro's program succeeded i...
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free text keywords: Sex Education, Adolescent, Evaluation, Educação Sexual, Adolescente, Avaliação, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Citizenship, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Medicine, business.industry, business, Social psychology, Cultural activities, Human sexuality, Demography, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Program evaluation, Gerontology, Cross-sectional study, Developing country, R, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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publication . Article . 2005

Outcomes of three different models for sex education and citizenship programs concerning knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of Brazilian adolescents

Campos Márcia; Faúndes Anibal; Sousa Maria Helena de; Cabral Francisco; Silva Ricardo de Castro e; Díaz Margarita; Mello Maeve Brito de;