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ABSTINENCE BE FAITHFUL CONDOM USE
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A balanced, evidence-based approach to behavior change prevention, known as the "ABC" approach. "ABC" is an umbrella term that encompasses a range of risk-reduction behaviors, focusing on: - Abstinence until marriage, including delay of sexual debut among youth , "secondary abstinence"; and support for healthy choices for youth; -Being faithful within marriage relationships and partner reduction outside of marriage; and - Condom use, correct and consistent use for at-risk/non-regular partners and sexually active sero-discordant couples.
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SEX BEHAVIOR
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ABC