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Twelve Percent of Children Are Sexually Active by Age 12!
An alarming study from The Univ. of Texas School of Public Health shows more than 10% of children are involved in risky sexual behavior by age 12!
The study found 12% of the students had already engaged in vaginal sex by age 12, 7.9% in oral sex, 6.5% in anal sex and 4% in all three types of intercourse. 25% of the sexually active children had 4 or more partners.
Licensed counselor Steve Earll reports early sexual involvement often leads to addictive behavior and can also be considered sexual abuse. (CitizenLink.com 4/13/09)
- Source: CitizenLink.com, 4/13/09.