CYAS

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CYASCanada Youth and AIDS Study (Journal of School Health)
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According to a Canada Youth and AIDS study, a "risk profile" for ages 11-21, there is a high correlation between sexual activity and alcohol and drug abuse and cigarette smoking.
First, since the Canada Youth and AIDS Study was published in 1988, there have been few large sample studies of the sexual behaviour of Canadian youth.
In fact, the Canada Youth and AIDS Study reported 31% of ninth grade males and 21% of ninth grade females have had sexual intercourse at least once.
The universal anxiety created by AIDS, belief in education as the primary means by which to control or reduce the spread of HIV infection, perceived vulnerability of youth for future HIV infection, and lack of data concerning Canadian adolescents' knowledge, attitudes, and behavior with respect to AIDS all provided a compelling rationale for the Canada Youth and AIDS Study.
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