Search the Knowledge Base to find a solution to your problem. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC. Many young people engage in sexual risk behaviors and experiences that can result in unintended health outcomes. CDC data show that lesbian, gay, and bisexual high school students are at substantial risk for serious health outcomes as compared to their peers. HIV diagnoses in the United States in 2016.
Half of the 20 million new STDs reported each year were among young people, between the ages of 15 to 24. CDC recommends all adolescents and adults 13-64 get tested for HIV at least once as part of routine medical care. Initiatives The prevalence of some health behaviors remains high and puts youth at higher risk for negative health outcomes. The correct and consistent use of male latex condoms can reduce the risk of STD transmission, including HIV infection. Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 2017. Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2016.
Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Osterman MJK, Driscoll AK, Drake P. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. Wondering who is having sex and how often? Take a look at the highlights of sex surveys, including the Durex Sex Survey. In December 2011, Sarah Jio compiled interesting statistics about sex and experts’ opinions about the stats. Here are a few of her findings.