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Sexual health info varies on campuses.

Sexual health resources at U.S. colleges vary widely and are often linked to the presence of an on-campus health center, a recent study finds.

Published online Jan. 10 in the Journal of Community Health, the study examined sexual health promotion resources and materials at 28 colleges in Minnesota, assessing resources such as health centers, condom programs, sexual health information, communication about the resources, sexual violence resources and gay, lesbian and bisexual student resources. The availability of sexual health resources are often associated with the presence of a health center or clinic on campus, the study said.

Colleges without health centers could still increase their offerings by positioning sexual health resources in other offices or departments, such as student life centers, as is more commonly done with resources for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students, the study said, or by providing referrals to sexual health resources in the broader community.

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Title Annotation:STUDENTS IN BRIEF
Author:Teddi Dineley Johnson
Publication:The Nation's Health
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2012
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