U.S. teens that used contraception at last sexual intercourse 1988-2015, by gender

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. teenagers that used some contraception method during their last sexual intercourse from 1988 to 2015, by gender. According to the data, in 1988, 80 percent of female respondents indicated that they used some form of contraception at their most recent sexual encounter. Comparatively, between 2011 and 2015, 90 percent of female respondents indicated that they used contraception at their last sexual encounter.

Percentage of U.S. teenagers that used contraception during their most recent sexual intercourse from 1988 to 2015, by gender

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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

1988 to 2015

Number of respondents

4,134 respondents

Age group

15-19 years

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Teenagers who had sexual intercourse in the past three months.

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