Sexual Behaviors

Paige Anstine Jackson Harris

Facts:

1. 47% had ever had sexual intercourse.

2. 34% had had sexual intercourse during the previous three months

3. 41% did not use a condom the last time they had sex.

Diseases/Consequences and Prevention

1. Nearly 10,000 young people aged 13-24 were diagnosed with HIV infection in 2013

2. Nearly half of the 20 million new STDs each year were among young people aged 15-24

3. Young gay and bisexual men aged 13-24 accounted for an estimated 19% of new HIV infections

1. Abstinence is the best prevention

2. Use condoms consistently and correctly

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