Youth Sexual Activity Data
To assess adolescent behavioral health risks using the Youth Risk Behavior Survey.
Health risk behaviors in public school students grades 6 through 12 that contribute to the major causes of death, disease, injury, and social problems.
Key Findings, 2019
- The percent of middle school students who have ever had sex decreased by 55% from 2009 to 2019.
- In 2019, approximately 1 in 3 (32%) high school students were currently sexually active an increase from 1 in 4 (26%) in 2015.
- Approximately 55% of sexually active high school students used a condom when they last had sex a significant decrease from 68% in 2013.