Since young adults make up such a vast part of the population at risk, there is numerous research identifying the behaviors and outside factors that put them at risk. One such study conducted by Tom Luster and Stephen A. Small looked at a number of family and social factors associated with engaging in risky sexual behaviors in groups of teenagers with different sexual histories (Luster and Small). The study found that those teenagers that practiced high risk behaviors had higher chances of having being both sexually and physically abuse and experienced low parental supervisi...
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