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Are there differences in STD incidence in religious teens versus non-secular teens?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: STD equal

Std know no religious barriers.
If you're having sex you're susceptible to std. If a religious sect vigorously opposes and polices abstinence the incidence of std may be lower. Non secular means religious. But i get your question.

In brief: STD equal

Std know no religious barriers.
If you're having sex you're susceptible to std. If a religious sect vigorously opposes and polices abstinence the incidence of std may be lower. Non secular means religious. But i get your question.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Faithful: fewer STDs

Non-secular teens are religious teens, but "religious" has a range of meanings.
The teen who simply believes there exists a god, and the teen who reads his bible and faithfully strives to live his daily life according to the values of his religion are both "religious". Std's increase as the number of sexual partners increases, so teens with 0-2 partners are safer than teens with multiple partners.

In brief: Faithful: fewer STDs

Non-secular teens are religious teens, but "religious" has a range of meanings.
The teen who simply believes there exists a god, and the teen who reads his bible and faithfully strives to live his daily life according to the values of his religion are both "religious". Std's increase as the number of sexual partners increases, so teens with 0-2 partners are safer than teens with multiple partners.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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