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2 Oct, 2011

Sexual health misconceptions among young Australians

Young Aussies are unaware of important sexual health facts and it’s putting them at risk, according to results from the Bupa Sexual Health Survey 2011* released last month.

The survey of 18-35 year old Australians has revealed a series of myths and misconceptions regarding sexual health, highlighting the need for young Australians to stay up to date on the latest sexual health information.

Alarmingly, nearly one in ten young men believe the contraceptive pill protects against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and one in five males are unaware that catching an STD could affect their fertility.

via Sexual health misconceptions among young Australians.