Many young people engage in sexual risk behaviors and experiences that can result in unintended health outcomes. Half of the 20 million new STDs reported each year were among young people aged 15 to 24 3. Nearly , babies were born to teen girls aged 15—19 years in The correct and consistent use of male latex condoms can reduce the risk of STD transmission, including HIV infection.
Sexual Risk Behaviors Can Lead to HIV, STDs, & Teen Pregnancy
Sexual Activity Among Teens - Child Trends
The share of high school students who are sexually active has fluctuated since , ranging from 30 to 38 percent. In , Appendix 1 Among black students, however, the proportion who reported they were sexually active decreased from 59 percent in to 33 percent in The proportion of high school students who reported they had ever had vaginal sexual intercourse declined between and , from 54 to 46 percent. Between and this figure fluctuated only slightly, and then further declined to 41 percent in Roughly a third of both male and female high school students reported being sexually active in 30 percent for both males and females. Appendix 1 In , black male students were more likely than black female students to report being sexually active 40 and 26 percent, respectively.
For Teens: How to Make Healthy Decisions About Sex
Before you decide to have sex or if you are already having sex, you need to know how to stay healthy. Even if you think you know everything you need to know about sex, take a few minutes and read on. Your doctor wants to make sure you know the facts. Sex can change your life and relationships. Having sex may affect the way you feel about yourself or how others feel about you.
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