Lecture 18 - Lecture18 Prelim:Feb26,GenderApril6,Sexuality...

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06/04/2010 10:41:00 Prelim: Feb 26, Gender – April 6, Sexuality  U.S. Teen Sexual Behavior -- 2007 Using 2007 data from U.S. CDC from their Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance  System (YRBSS) – survey of representative sample of 9 th  – 12 th  graders in  U.S. public and private schools Trends in U.S. Teen Sexual Behavior From 1991 – 2007 o The percentage of high school students reporting intercourse dropped  by 6 percentage points (from 54% to 48%) o Higher percentage of students reported using condoms during last  intercourse (from 46% to 62%) o Lower percentage of students had intercourse with 4 or more people  during life (from 19% to 15%)  o Decrease in percentage of students currently active – had intercourse  with one or more people during the last 3 months (from 38% to 35%)  o Alcohol or drug use before last sexual intercourse Increased, 1991 -2001 No change, 2001- 2007  Sexual Behavior Gender Differences o Did not use a condom during last intercourse (females 45%, 32%  males) o Had intercourse with 4 or more people during life (females 12%, males  18%) o Ever had sexual intercourse  Females 46% males 50% In 2005 there were no gender differences o No gender differences in
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course HD 1170 taught by Professor Mary during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lecture 18 - Lecture18 Prelim:Feb26,GenderApril6,Sexuality...

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