Young people commonly engage in risky sexual behaviors and increasingly are at risk for STDs and pregnancy, according to (CDC).http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5806a1.htm
The report analyzes sexual health and behavior data. The latest findings indicate:
- A majority of 18 and 19 year olds report having had sex.
- Approximately 30% of males and females ages 15-17 say they have had sex.
- Roughly 30% of 15-19 years olds report having multiple partners.