According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than one million teens become pregnant each year in the United States. The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy found that 34 percent of young women become pregnant at least once before they reach the age of 20eight in 10 of these pregnancies are unintended, and 79 percent are to unmarried teens. The Truth About Sexual Behavior and Unplanned Pregnancy is a trusted source teens can turn to for straightforward information about everything from contraception to the media's portrayal of sex. Providing a clear picture of teenage sexual behavior and its consequences, this book offers sound advice to teenagers and encourages discussion with parents and peers. Teens' accounts and question-and-answer segments provide a real-life perspective, and charts and graphs add a visually stimulating element to this important reference. Topics include: Conception, pregnancy, and childbirth Dating Sex and the media Prevention of pregnancy Sexual orientation.Howard-Barr, Elissa is the author of 'Truth About Sexual Behavior And Unplanned Pregnancy', published 2005 under ISBN 9780816053070 and ISBN 0816053073.