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Youth Indicators, 2005: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth

Indicator 50: HIV/AIDS Education and Sexual Behavior

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Table 50. Percentage of high school students reporting selected sexual behaviors and receiving HIV/AIDS education, by sex, race/ethnicity, and grade: Various years, 1991 to 2003
 199920012003
Characteristic1991 Total1993 Total1995 Total1997 TotalTotalMaleFemaleTotalMaleFemaleTotalMaleFemale
Taught about HIV/AIDS in school
  Total18692919092898989888789
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic8793929293919290909091
 Black, non-Hispanic8490878589868488858388
 Hispanic8486848484818081838384
Grade
 98690888789878786848385
 108892919190908990898891
 118592929194919191898990
 128792929094909090909090
Never had sexual intercourse
  Total146474752504852545257535255
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic50525156555555575559586057
 Black, non-Hispanic19202727292433393147332639
 Hispanic47444248463755524756494354
Grade
 961626362615668666071676372
 1052545258534957595861565557
 1138434150484946484650474747
 1233323439353634403940383938
Currently sexually active2
  Total137383835363636333333343435
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic34343532333135313032312933
 Black, non-Hispanic59595454535650465240495444
 Hispanic37393935363934363735373936
Grade
 922252424272924232620212418
 1033303429333432302931313031
 1143404238383540383838413943
 1251535046514853484551494751
Condom use during last sexual intercourse3
  Total146535457586651586551636957
Race/ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic47525356556348576451636957
 Black, non-Hispanic48576664707565677361738164
 Hispanic37464448556643545948576352
Grade
 953626359677063686967697166
 1046556059637055606952697266
 1149555260596950596553616756
 1241475052485641495941576749
Not available.
1Includes other race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
2Sexual intercourse within 3 months preceding the survey.
3Among currently sexually active students.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance—United States, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, and 2003.

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