Key Statistics from the National Survey of Family Growth - T Listing
- Teenagers – See also Sex education and Teen pregnancy
- Teen pregnancy – See also Teenagers
- Tubal sterilization – See Sterilization (female)
Percentage of never-married teenagers 15-19 years of age who have ever had intercourse, by age and sex:
United States, 2002, 2006-2010 and 2011-2015
|15-19 years of age||45.5%||42.6%||42.4% (1.86)|
|15-17 years of age||30.3%||27.0%||28.1% (2.01)|
|18-19 years of age||68.8%||62.7%||62.9% (2.69)|
|15-17 years of age||45.7%||41.8%||44.2% (1.46)|
|15-17 years of age||31.3%||28.0%||31.5% (1.58)|
|18-19 years of age||64.3%||63.9%||64.3% (2.54)|
Percentage of females 15-19 years of age by type of relationship with partner at first intercourse, 2011-2015
|Had just met||2.1% (0.5)|
|Just friends||13.0% (1.8)|
Percent distribution of men 15-44 years of age by current marital or cohabiting status:
*Rates are number of events per 1,000 females 15-19 years of age.
NOTE: The teen pregnancy rate dropped 50% from 1990 to 2010. Reaching a historic low, the teenage pregnancy rate in 2010 was the lowest reported since 1976
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3Curtin SC and Abma JC, Henshaw SK. 2010 Pregnancy Rates among U.S Women. NCHS Health E-Stats. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.
4Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Ventura SJ, et al. Births: Final data for 2010pdf icon[PDF -1.66 MB]. National vital statistics reports; vol 61 no 1. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics.