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S. Women: Data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 23, No. 0 Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, 2002, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 23, No. 7 Note: “–” means sample is too small to make a reliable estimate. Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, 2002, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 23, No.
Teen boys and girls who ﬁrst have sex with a signiﬁcantly older (four or more years) partner are less likely to use protection than those with partners closer to their own age. The advent of HIV infection and AIDS has clearly had an impact on the use of some type of protection, particularly condoms, during ﬁrst intercourse. Men and women aged 15 to 44 who had sex the ﬁrst time prior to 1980 were unlikely to have used any form of birth control, and only about one in ﬁve said they used a condom. By the early 1990s, most were using condoms.
Hispanic boys are most likely to say they are still virgins because they fear getting a girl pregnant (42 percent). Blacks are more likely than others to abstain because of concerns about sexually transmitted diseases. 6 years old at ﬁrst menstruation, with little variation by race or Hispanic origin. S. Women: Data from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 23, No. 0 Source: National Center for Health Statistics, Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing, 2002, Vital and Health Statistics, Series 23, No.
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