Research links risky behaviors of gambling and sex

Researchers assessed whether certain adolescent sexual behaviors linked with unintended consequences such as adolescent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections) are associated with gambling behaviors. They found that almost half their sample — 49 percent — had gambled at least once before age 18, and more gamblers than non-gamblers had initiated sexual intercourse by age 18. Approximately one third (35 percent) had intercourse by age 13 and 89 percent had engaged in sexual intercourse by…

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2014-02/cum…



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