Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Teenagers Less Likely to Have Sex

The percentage of never-married teenage boys aged 15 to 19 who have ever had sexual intercourse fell sharply--from 60 to 42 percent between 1988 and the 2006-10 time period. Among girls, the figure fell from 51 to 43 percent. 

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth

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