This study examines the prevalence of vaginal, oral, and anal inter-course among a population of urban, public middle school students, the characteristics of early sexual initiators, and the sequence of sexual initiation. Such data are limited for early adolescents. A total of seventh-grade students Overall, A small percentage of early adolescents are engaging in multiple sexual behaviors. These findings have implications for early adolescent school-based sexual health education. Although adolescent pregnancy rates have declined steadily in the United States over the past decade, adolescent births and sexually transmitted infections STIs remain serious public health issues. In , births to mothers aged years increased for the first time since the early s. Early sexual initiation has been associated with an increased risk of pregnancy and STI.
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T eenagers and young adults are engaging in a wider variety of sexual practices than they did 20 years ago, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers analyzed more than 45, interviews from three surveys of British residents ages 16 to 24, conducted every decade. The people interviewed in the first survey were born in the s, while those in the most recent survey were born between in the s. In all three surveys over the year period, vaginal sex was the most common sexual practice. But the percentages of sexually active people who also reported having had oral and anal sex in the last year increased over time, from 1 in 10 people in to 1 in 4 men, and 1 in 5 women, in