American girls having sex

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Sexually transmitted infections including HIV and teenage pregnancy have resulted in considerable morbidity and mortality among girls in the United States. There is a need to further strengthen prevention efforts against these persistent epidemics. In order to promote girls' sexual health and most effectively reduce sexual risk, it is important to understand the social factors that influence the development of a girl's sexuality. The purpose of this study was to begin to fill a void in the literature by exploring girls' perspectives about the social context in which they learn about sex, sexuality, and relationships. Coding and content analysis was used to identify patterns and themes in 33 individual interviews with African American and Euro-American girls.

Unlike Boys, Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex, Gain Friends for Making Out

How Many Teens Are Really Having Sex These Days? | Live Science

Early adolescent girls lose friends for having sex and gain friends for "making out," while their male peers lose friends for "making out" and gain friends for having sex, finds a new study that will be presented at the th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association ASA. Kreager, the lead author of the study and an associate professor of sociology and criminology at Pennsylvania State University. The study relies on data from the PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience PROSPER longitudinal study, which tracked two cohorts of youth from 28 rural communities in Iowa and Pennsylvania from to when they were in sixth to ninth grade and 11 to years-old. Students were surveyed in five waves: in the Fall of sixth grade and in the Spring of sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. Kreager's study focuses on students in the second PROSPER cohort who completed in-home surveys that included measures of sexual behavior.

Adolescent sexuality in the United States

Additional Information. Show source. Show sources information Show publisher information. Students who are sexually active are those students who reported having had sexual intercourse in the three months preceding the survey.
The percentage of teens in the U. The latest estimates — which are based on data gathered from to — are that 42 percent of girls and women ages 15 to 19 who have never been married have had sex, down from 51 percent in , according to the report. For guys who have never been married, 44 percent have had sex, down from 60 percent in