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2016 School Health Profiles report cover

2016 Profiles Report
Full report of the 2016 Profiles, including methods, short-term and long-term changes over time, and results.

2016 State Profiles results illustrated on U.S. maps PDF | PPT

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For a list of related journal articles authored or co-authored by CDC staff, please see Profiles Journal Articles and CDC Reports.

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19 Critical Sexual Education Topics

Many U.S. schools are not providing adequate sexual health education to students. Across states, the median percentage of schools that teach all 19 sexual health education topics CDC identifies as essential is low and varies by state.

For School Health Profiles, the lead health education teacher in each surveyed school was asked whether each of 19 specific sexual health education topics were taught in a required course. Those topics are listed in the image, click to enlarge it.