Promiscuity declines among teenagers
November 07, 2011
Today’s teenagers are less sexually active than those of a generation ago, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control.
“From 1988 to 2006-2010, the percentage of never-married males aged 15-19 who have ever had sexual intercourse dropped from 60% to 42%,” notes David Lapp, a research associate at the Institute for American Values. “For never-married females aged 15-19, it dropped from 51% to 43%.”
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- Teenagers in the United States: Sexual Activity, Contraceptive Use, and Childbearing (CDC)
- In Today’s Society…More Teenagers Are Delaying Sex (FamilyScholars.org)
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