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And prime time for sexual activity is before their parents get home from work. The survey of urban teens also found that the more time teenagers spent unsupervised after school, the more likely they were to be sexually active, have a sexually transmitted disease STDor, in the case of boys, use tobacco or alcohol.
Researchers say the findings show boosting participation in after-school activities and increasing adult supervision at home or at community centers are worth considering as tools to help reduce risky behaviors like sex and drug use among youth. Until now, most interventions have focused primarily on promoting abstinence, refusal skills, and negotiation tactics. The survey involved about 2, students from six urban public high schools who participated in a school-based STD screening program.
Ninety-eight percent of the students were black and most lived in a single-parent home. More than half of the students said they were at home without adult supervision for four or more hours per day after school; there was no difference in the of unsupervised hours after school between children living in one- or two-parent homes. The effects of a lack of adult supervision were especially pronounced among males.
Boys who were unsupervised for more than five hours per week after school were twice as likely to have gonorrhea or chlamydia infection as boys who were unsupervised less than five hours a week. In addition, researchers found that the greater the of unsupervised hours among boys, the higher the of lifetime sexual partners the boys reported.
Tobacco and alcohol use were also linked to larger amounts of unsupervised time among boys, but not girls. Pregnancy News. The appear in the December issue of Pediatrics. Continued The effects of a lack of adult supervision were especially pronounced among males. Could I have CAD? Missing Teeth?Lonely girl ready girl for sex
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