Table 5: Number and percentage of students, by sex of sexual contacts

Table 5. Number and percentage of students, by sex of sexual contacts — United States and selected U.S. sites, Youth Risk Behavior Surveys, 2019
Site Sex of sexual contacts
Opposite sex only Same sex only Both sexes No sexual contact
No. % CI* No. % CI No. % CI No. % CI
National survey
Total  4,856  45.4 (42.8–48.1)    292   2.2 (1.8–2.7)    526   4.8 (4.2–5.5)  4,953  47.6 (44.8–50.4)
Male  2,642  49.5 (46.2–52.8)     99   1.6 (1.2–2.0)     90   1.8 (1.4–2.3)  2,346  47.1 (43.9–50.4)
Female  2,214  41.3 (38.7–44.0)    193   2.8 (2.2–3.6)    436   7.8 (6.7–9.1)  2,607  48.0 (45.1–50.9)
State surveys
Alabama    840  47.1 (43.2–51.0)    112   6.3 (3.7–10.5)     92   5.1 (3.9–6.6)    739  41.5 (36.0–47.3)
Arizona
Arkansas    772  46.4 (41.7–51.1)     72   4.1 (3.0–5.6)     89   5.0 (3.7–6.7)    835  44.5 (39.1–50.1)
California    458  36.6 (31.7–41.8)     54   4.7 (2.1–10.3)     54   4.5 (3.3–6.2)    610  54.1 (47.9–60.3)
Colorado
Connecticut    750  41.3 (37.4–45.3)     64   3.6 (2.0–6.2)     95   4.7 (3.5–6.4)    934  50.4 (46.2–54.7)
Florida  2,153  42.8 (40.9–44.7)    134   2.7 (2.3–3.2)    266   5.3 (4.6–6.0)  2,642  49.2 (47.4–51.1)
Hawaii  1,976  33.0 (30.0–36.1)    202   3.8 (2.9–5.0)    179   2.9 (2.1–3.9)  2,811  60.4 (56.9–63.7)
Illinois  1,165  44.9 (41.0–48.9)     95   2.8 (2.1–3.7)    126   4.7 (3.4–6.5)  1,374  47.6 (43.7–51.6)
Iowa    607  43.6 (38.5–49.0)     43   3.5 (2.6–4.6)     60   4.2 (2.5–6.8)    726  48.7 (45.3–52.1)
Kentucky    882  48.5 (44.7–52.2)     58   3.3 (2.4–4.3)     98   5.1 (3.6–7.2)    780  43.2 (39.9–46.5)
Maine  3,274  45.3 (43.3–47.2)    279   3.7 (3.3–4.2)    365   4.8 (4.3–5.4)  3,551  46.2 (44.1–48.4)
Maryland
Massachusetts    751  42.4 (38.6–46.3)     78   4.1 (3.4–5.1)     81   3.9 (2.9–5.3)  1,107  49.5 (45.2–53.8)
Michigan  1,723  44.3 (40.7–48.0)    146   2.9 (2.3–3.7)    229   4.9 (3.9–6.1)  1,932  47.9 (44.0–51.9)
Mississippi    713  47.8 (43.5–52.0)     58   3.8 (3.1–4.8)     90   5.6 (4.4–7.0)    692  42.9 (38.1–47.7)
Missouri    492  46.1 (40.9–51.3)     57   4.9 (2.5–9.3)     50   4.6 (3.7–5.8)    525  44.4 (38.2–50.8)
Nebraska    502  40.9 (36.3–45.7)     28   2.1 (1.3–3.2)     37   3.1 (1.9–4.8)    678  53.9 (49.0–58.8)
Nevada    487  39.0 (33.5–44.8)     40   3.2 (2.2–4.8)     66   4.6 (3.9–5.4)    706  53.2 (47.5–58.8)
New Hampshire  5,994  48.1 (46.7–49.5)    228   1.9 (1.6–2.2)    614   4.6 (4.2–5.0)  5,588  45.4 (43.9–46.9)
New Jersey    602  44.5 (40.3–48.8)     35   2.5 (1.8–3.5)     50   3.7 (2.5–5.5)    666  49.2 (44.4–54.1)
New Mexico  3,082  41.3 (38.6–43.9)    260   3.6 (3.1–4.1)    396   5.5 (4.6–6.6)  3,440  49.6 (46.5–52.7)
New York  2,845  35.9 (33.4–38.4)    413   4.3 (3.5–5.4)    451   5.7 (4.8–6.8)  4,770  54.0 (51.8–56.2)
North Carolina  1,226  47.8 (44.3–51.3)     86   3.2 (2.3–4.3)    172   5.8 (4.9–6.9)  1,256  43.2 (39.6–47.0)
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma    828  46.6 (42.9–50.4)     51   2.9 (2.2–3.9)    111   5.9 (4.7–7.3)    906  44.6 (41.0–48.3)
Pennsylvania  1,016  47.7 (44.2–51.3)     48   2.3 (1.9–2.9)     87   3.8 (3.1–4.8)  1,063  46.1 (42.7–49.5)
Rhode Island    642  47.9 (44.3–51.4)     45   3.0 (2.0–4.7)     66   4.5 (3.2–6.4)    702  44.6 (39.8–49.4)
South Carolina    437  40.4 (35.7–45.2)     48   4.9 (3.6–6.5)     62   6.4 (4.8–8.4)    517  48.4 (42.8–54.1)
Texas    882  49.3 (45.0–53.5)     49   2.7 (2.2–3.4)     78   4.0 (3.3–4.8)    813  44.0 (39.7–48.4)
Utah
Vermont
Virginia  1,596  39.9 (37.0–42.9)     90   2.3 (1.7–3.0)    184   4.3 (3.5–5.4)  2,496  53.5 (50.4–56.7)
West Virginia    650  52.6 (48.1–57.0)     45   3.9 (2.6–5.8)     75   5.5 (4.1–7.4)    528  38.0 (33.4–42.9)
Wisconsin    747  44.6 (40.3–49.0)     26   1.5 (1.0–2.3)     73   4.2 (3.3–5.2)    932  49.7 (45.3–54.2)
Median  44.6   3.3   4.7  47.9
Range 33.0–52.6 1.5–6.3 2.9–6.4 38.0–60.4
Table 5. Number and percentage of students, by sex of sexual contacts — United States and selected U.S. sites, Youth Risk Behavior Surveys, 2019
Site Sex of sexual contacts
Opposite sex only Same sex only Both sexes No sexual contact
No. % CI* No. % CI No. % CI No. % CI
Local school district surveys
Albuquerque, NM  1,226  40.5 (37.5–43.6)    119   4.1 (3.2–5.3)    180   5.7 (4.7–6.9)  1,530  49.7 (46.4–53.0)
Boston, MA    390  44.0 (40.3–47.7)     35   3.6 (2.4–5.3)     57   6.6 (5.0–8.7)    476  45.8 (41.5–50.2)
Broward County, FL    439  38.4 (33.7–43.2)     40   3.6 (2.5–5.1)     69   5.7 (4.2–7.8)    532  52.3 (47.3–57.3)
Chicago, IL    529  39.6 (34.3–45.0)     54   4.5 (3.1–6.5)     69   5.3 (3.7–7.7)    670  50.6 (44.3–56.8)
Cleveland, OH    454  44.9 (39.5–50.4)     57   4.8 (3.3–7.0)     70   6.5 (4.8–8.9)    514  43.7 (38.3–49.2)
District of Columbia  3,960  45.2 (44.1–46.3)    500   5.8 (5.3–6.4)    705   7.8 (7.3–8.4)  3,744  41.1 (40.1–42.2)
Duval County, FL  1,454  41.7 (39.4–44.0)    208   5.9 (5.1–6.9)    289   8.1 (7.0–9.3)  1,572  44.3 (41.9–46.7)
Eaton Consortium, MI    345  39.4 (34.5–44.4)     32   3.5 (2.3–5.3)     52   6.2 (4.3–8.8)    503  50.9 (45.5–56.3)
Ft. Worth, TX    700  41.9 (38.7–45.3)     63   3.7 (2.8–4.8)     75   4.4 (3.4–5.6)    902  50.0 (46.4–53.5)
Gaston County, NC    537  48.1 (44.7–51.6)     37   3.3 (2.4–4.4)     83   7.1 (5.8–8.7)    483  41.5 (38.2–44.9)
Genesee Consortium, MI    447  50.2 (45.8–54.6)     44   5.4 (3.9–7.3)     54   5.7 (4.1–7.7)    368  38.7 (34.7–42.9)
Hillsborough County, FL    646  44.9 (41.2–48.7)     50   3.8 (2.8–5.2)     74   5.7 (4.1–7.7)    605  45.6 (41.5–49.6)
Houston, TX    682  40.7 (37.5–43.9)     70   4.0 (3.2–5.0)     96   5.3 (4.5–6.4)    937  50.0 (46.6–53.4)
Los Angeles, CA    482  40.3 (36.6–44.2)     49   4.2 (3.0–5.8)     42   3.4 (2.3–4.9)    604  52.1 (48.0–56.2)
New York City, NY  2,356  32.2 (29.8–34.8)    351   4.8 (3.9–5.8)    375   5.2 (4.7–5.9)  4,073  57.7 (55.0–60.5)
Newark, NJ    418  43.1 (39.1–47.1)     57   5.0 (3.5–7.0)     72   7.2 (5.4–9.6)    462  44.8 (40.6–49.0)
Oakland, CA    314  35.0 (29.7–40.8)     25   3.1 (1.9–4.8)     42   5.3 (4.0–7.0)    492  56.6 (51.0–62.0)
Orange County, FL    462  42.4 (38.5–46.4)     32   2.9 (1.9–4.3)     57   4.5 (3.3–6.1)    643  50.3 (46.3–54.2)
Palm Beach County, FL    983  44.5 (41.9–47.1)     73   3.2 (2.5–4.1)    126   5.4 (4.4–6.6)  1,129  46.8 (43.9–49.8)
Pasco County, FL    561  41.5 (37.6–45.5)     51   3.7 (2.8–4.7)     97   7.2 (5.8–9.0)    647  47.6 (43.7–51.4)
Philadelphia, PA    457  43.6 (39.4–48.0)     49   4.4 (3.1–6.2)     70   6.1 (4.9–7.7)    484  45.8 (42.0–49.7)
Portland, OR    601  35.5 (32.0–39.2)     65   4.3 (3.2–5.7)     95   5.9 (4.7–7.5)    906  54.2 (50.3–58.1)
San Diego, CA    525  40.6 (36.8–44.5)     29   2.2 (1.3–3.7)     47   4.0 (3.0–5.2)    713  53.3 (48.6–57.8)
San Francisco, CA    604  30.9 (26.3–35.9)     66   3.2 (2.1–4.9)     52   2.6 (1.7–3.8)  1,185  63.3 (58.4–68.0)
Seattle, WA    338  30.0 (26.2–34.0)     43   4.0 (2.9–5.6)     50   4.3 (3.1–5.9)    723  61.7 (57.7–65.6)
Shelby County, TN    586  51.9 (48.2–55.6)     58   4.9 (3.7–6.5)     79   5.7 (4.4–7.3)    473  37.5 (33.6–41.5)
Spartanburg County, SC    425  46.9 (42.6–51.2)     27   2.8 (1.9–4.1)     45   4.5 (3.1–6.4)    431  45.8 (41.7–50.1)
Median  41.7   4.0   5.7  49.7
Range 30.0–51.9 2.2–5.9 2.6–8.1 37.5–63.3

*95% confidence interval.

Not available.