Unformatted text preview: The differences in the age in which adolescents begin to have sexual intercourse are directly correlated to the amount of teen pregnancies among different ethnicities. According to the center for disease control and prevention, blacks and Hispanic teens have the highest rates of pregnancy. There are also cultural differences in the use of contraceptives among adolescents. White high school students (27%) were more likely to use birth control pills compared to African American (8%) and Hispanic (11%). ("Kaiser Family Foundation" 2) "Sexual Health of Adolescents and Young Children in the United States." Kaiser Family Foundation (2011): 2. Web. 21 Mar 2011. <http://www.kff.org/womenshealth/upload/3040-05.pdf>....
View Full Document
- Spring '08
- Ethnic group, Kaiser Family Foundation, Sexual intercourse