Nearly 30 percent of teens involved in sexting despite being 'bothered' by requests: study
"Under most existing laws, if our findings were extrapolated nationally, several million teens could be prosecuted for child pornography," explains a new study on teen sexting, which finds that a whopping 28% of teenagers text fully-nude pictures of themselves. We took a deep dive into the much reported Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine article, and found some weird insights into a 21st century trend that is quickly becoming the norm among teenagers. 1. White kids love sexting. More than any other demographic (Hispanic, African American, and Asian), white students reported sexting in the highest percentage (35%), nearly double that of Asians (19). African Americans were a somewhat distant second at 27%, followed by Hispanics (21%), and Asians.
Teens are sexting -- and at higher rates than previously reported. In the first study of the public health impact of teen sexting, researchers found that close to 30 percent are engaging in ...
Mon 2 Jul 12 from Medical Xpress
"Under most existing laws, if our findings were extrapolated nationally, several million teens could be prosecuted for child pornography," explains a new study on teen sexting, which finds that ...
Fri 6 Jul 12 from TechCrunch
Teenagers overwhelmingly say they're irritated when asked to "sext" nude pictures of themselves to other teens, but nearly 30 percent have done so anyway
Tue 3 Jul 12 from FOXNews
Nearly a third of teenagers have 'sexted' nude photos of themselves - and 57% have been harrassed to send pictures
The alarming figures are in contrast to previous studies which have estimated that a mere 1% of teenagers had sent naked pictures, according to University of Texas researchers.
Tue 3 Jul 12 from Daily Mail
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than one-quarter of Texas teens have sent naked photos of themselves through text or email, according to the latest study on so-called "sexting."
Mon 2 Jul 12 from Reuters
A new study finds that almost 30 percent of high-schoolers sext.
Mon 2 Jul 12 from Livescience
Nearly 30 percent of teens send nude pictures despite being ?bothered? by requests; sexting linked to risky sex behavior among girls
First study on public health impact of teen sexting finds behavior more common than previously reported; information could contribute to improved adolescent health screening and care
Tue 3 Jul 12 from HealthCanal
MONDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) — A new survey of hundreds of high school students in the Houston area finds that 28 percent have “sexted” — sent a naked photo of themselves ...
Tue 3 Jul 12 from Health News
Sexting is common among teens, with more than 1 in 4, or 28%, admitting they have sent a naked picture of themselves through text or email, according to new research.
Mon 2 Jul 12 from WebMD
(MedPage Today) -- More than a quarter of teens at seven Texas high schools reported having sent a "sext" -- a naked picture of themselves by text or email, researchers found.
Mon 2 Jul 12 from MedPageToday