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Electronic address: alice. Information was solicited from students on their perceptions of peer pressure using a questionnaire employing the Peer Pressure Inventory and their involvement in risk behaviors using a modified global school-based student health survey. The prevalence of secondary students who had ever smoked was 6. A higher proportion of secondary students involved in risk behaviors were affiliated with peers who were involved in the same activities: smoking The perception of peer conformity and peer involvement was found to be significantly correlated with the students' health risk behaviors, particularly with regard to smoking, drinking alcohol, and bullying. A logistic regression analysis showed that having friends who are involved in the same risk behaviors is the single most important factor associated with the participation of secondary students in those specific risk behaviors.
This document is intended to lead program managers, planners, and decision-makers through a strategic process to identify the most effective and efficient investments for improving the sexual and reproductive health of young people. It was developed as part of a review and technical consultation on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and reflects the deliberation of experts. Monitoring data should be disaggregated into meaningful categories such as age, marital status, and other key characteristics that are relevant to the context to ensure program beneficiaries are the intended recipients.