Sexual Risk and Protective Factors—Full Report: Factors Affecting Teen Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, Childbearing, and Sexually Transmitted Disease: Which Are Important? Which Can You Change?

Sexual Risk and Protective Factors—Full Report

This publication, related to Emerging Answers, summarizes which protective and risk factors are associated with teen pregnancy, with a special focus placed on those factors that programs can change.

Publication date: November 2007

Author(s): Douglas Kirby, Ph.D., Gina Lepore, B.A.

Suggested Citation(s): Kirby, D., & Lepore, G. (2007). Sexual Risk and Protective Factors: Factors Affecting Teen Sexual Behavior, Pregnancy, Childbearing, and Sexually Transmitted Disease: Which Are Important? Which Can You Change? Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.