Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota

This paper explores the correlation between school factors and the differentiated results on sexual behavior between boys and girls in Bogota. A school stratified propensity score matching was per-formed to match each boy of the sample with the most similar girls in indivi...

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Autores Principales: Atencio-De Leon, Andrea, Cortes, Darwin, Gallego, Juan M.
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Universidad del Rosario 2015
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Acceso en línea:http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10836
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spelling ir-10336-108362019-09-19T12:37:01Z Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota Atencio-De Leon, Andrea Cortes, Darwin Gallego, Juan M. Sexo (Psicología) Educación sexual para jóvenes::Colombia Sexo investigaciones Sexual Behavior Schools Gender Differences, Bogotá 613.907 This paper explores the correlation between school factors and the differentiated results on sexual behavior between boys and girls in Bogota. A school stratified propensity score matching was per-formed to match each boy of the sample with the most similar girls in individual, household and school characteristics. A regression analysis was performed to estimate the correlation between school factors and the main outcomes, namely sexual status, condom use in last intercourse, teenage childbearing and age at first intercourse. Boys - in relation to girls - begin earlier their sexual life, report larger use of condom and lower incidence of teenage childbearing. These differences are correlated with sex education at school, and teacher’s characteristics age, education level and pedagogy degree. The results suggest that the content of sex education that is delivered to girls at school is not complete or accurate and that teachers play a key role to reduce this gender bias 2015-01 2015-09-19T17:48:12Z info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion Atencio, A., Cortés, D., & Gallego, Juan Miguel. (2015). Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs: evidence from Bogota. Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario. http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10836 spa info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Universidad del Rosario Facultad de Economía instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR instname:Universidad del Rosario
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Español (Spanish)
topic Sexo (Psicología)
Educación sexual para jóvenes::Colombia
Sexo investigaciones
Sexual Behavior
Schools
Gender Differences,
Bogotá
613.907
spellingShingle Sexo (Psicología)
Educación sexual para jóvenes::Colombia
Sexo investigaciones
Sexual Behavior
Schools
Gender Differences,
Bogotá
613.907
Atencio-De Leon, Andrea
Cortes, Darwin
Gallego, Juan M.
Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
description This paper explores the correlation between school factors and the differentiated results on sexual behavior between boys and girls in Bogota. A school stratified propensity score matching was per-formed to match each boy of the sample with the most similar girls in individual, household and school characteristics. A regression analysis was performed to estimate the correlation between school factors and the main outcomes, namely sexual status, condom use in last intercourse, teenage childbearing and age at first intercourse. Boys - in relation to girls - begin earlier their sexual life, report larger use of condom and lower incidence of teenage childbearing. These differences are correlated with sex education at school, and teacher’s characteristics age, education level and pedagogy degree. The results suggest that the content of sex education that is delivered to girls at school is not complete or accurate and that teachers play a key role to reduce this gender bias
format Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
author Atencio-De Leon, Andrea
Cortes, Darwin
Gallego, Juan M.
author_facet Atencio-De Leon, Andrea
Cortes, Darwin
Gallego, Juan M.
author_sort Atencio-De Leon, Andrea
title Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
title_short Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
title_full Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
title_fullStr Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
title_full_unstemmed Gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from Bogota
title_sort gender differences on sexual behavior and school inputs : evidence from bogota
publisher Universidad del Rosario
publishDate 2015
url http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10836
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