Reproductive Health

Data are for the U.S.

Teenagers
  • Percent of never-married teens aged 15-19 who have ever had sexual intercourse: Females 42.4%, Males 44.2% (2011-2013)

Source: Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers in the United States, 2011–2015 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 442 KB]

Women
  • Mean age at first menstrual period for women aged 15-44: 12.5 years
  • Percent of women aged 15-44 who have ever been treated for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID): 3.4%

Source: Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth (data are for 2011-2015)

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Page last reviewed: July 15, 2016