Table 2.

Percentage of Adolescents Who Discussed Sexual and Drug Issues With the Physician2-a and Parent2-b by Study Group

STD/HIV and Drug IssuesPhysicianParent
Control (n = 114)Intervention (n = 101)Control (n = 107)Intervention (n = 93)
Puberty77776368
Sexually transmitted diseases6288** 5758
Drugs3756** 5155
Alcohol49615058
Sex6588** 6060
HIV/AIDS6082** 5860
Condoms5484** 5256
Pregnancy protection5578** 5660
Delaying sexual intercourse3465** 6254
Limiting number of partners1538** 3533
Correct condom use3153** 2727
Nonpenetrative sexual activity1846** 1507
Masturbation818* 1506
  • F2-a “A little” or “a lot” versus “not at all” as reported at the exit interview.

  • F2-b “A little” or “a lot” versus “not at all” in the last 3 months as reported at the 3-month follow-up interview.

  • * χ2 P value ≤ .05.

  • ** χ2 P value ≤ .01.