Report finds risky sexual behavior among Bronx teens

More high school students in the Bronx and across the city are engaging in risky sexual behavior with same-sex partners, says the journal Pediatrics.

According to the report, which studied research collected from 2005 to 2007 by the city's Health Department, nearly 10 percent of all sexually active high school students say they have had sex with at least one same-sex partner.

Researchers also found about 33 percent of teens who had sexual partners of both sexes reported dating violence and forced sex.

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