By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology revealed that 16 percent of fresh college
students claimed to have had sex before, as compared to 10-14 percent in 2000, reports said Wednesday.
The survey also showed that 10 percent of those polled claimed to have had unprotected sex.
As part of the effort to promote safe sex awareness during the World Contraception Day on September 26, the association conducted a nationwide poll on 731 male and 416 female students within the 18-21 age group.
The survey also showed that the majority of the island’s young populace is still unaware of the correlation between unprotected sex and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and more importantly, HIV. [FULL STORY]