CDC: More teenage girls delay sexual activity

A survey of 2,300 adolescent girls ages 15 to 19 in the U.S. found 57% said they had not had vaginal intercourse, an increase from 49% in 1995, CDC researchers wrote in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Usage of the most effective forms of birth control among sexually active teens increased from 47% in 1995 to about 60% between 2006 and 2010. The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 declined 44% from 1990 to 2010.

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