Report finds fewer teens having sex

September 2007
Contemporary OB/GYN;Sep2007, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p29
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a report from the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics regarding teenagers having sex in the U.S. in 2005. According to the article, the study found that 47 percent of high school students say they have had sexual intercourse. Eighteen percent of those having sex during a 3-month period reported using birth control pills.


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