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Study: Drop in Aids awareness in region

THE proportion of youth aged 15-24 in Davao Region aware of HIV/AIDS has declined, a recent study revealed.

Data from the national 2013 Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study (Yafs 4) conducted by the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) and the Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (DRDF) showed a 1.2 percentage point decline, from 93.0 percent in 2002 to 90.8 percent in 2013.

Davao, 5th in teen pregnancy

DAVAO CITY — Davao Region ranks fifth among the country’s 17 regions in teenage fertility as well as in the number of youths aged 15-24 who had accessed pornographic content through various reading and online materials.