Curious about our past Sound Off results? Here are our older questions and the answers we received. Remember: Sound Off surveys are designed to be a thought-provoking way to get your input. They are not scientific surveys.
Why do you think elected officials should focus on teen pregnancy?
Improve the economy - 27%
Boost graduation rates - 24%
Reduce abortions - 2%
It’s the right thing to do - 29%
Other - 17%
(Total answers = 308. Poll closed 10/14/2013.)
How would you change media messages teens receive about sex?
More sexual health facts - 1%
Show healthier relationships - 6%
Fight stereotypes - 4%
Model parent involvement - 8%
All of the above - 81%(Total answers = 215. Poll closed 11/5/12.)
Where did you get most of your early messages about sex?
Parents/Family - 10%
Sex Ed Class - 15%
Peers - 50%
Media/Internet - 10%
A Partner - 15%(Total answers = 60. Poll closed 7/9/12.)