Today’s teenagers are less likely to have had sex than those from a generation before, Medscape reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report based on data from 1998 to 2013 in the National Survey of Family Growth. They analyzed sexual activity, pregnancy and contraceptive use among Americans 15 to 19 years old.

In 2011 to 2013, 44 percent of these young women and 47 percent of young men had sex at least once. These figures represented a respective 14 percent and 22 percent drop over 25 years. In their early teens, the males were more likely than the females to have sex. As the teen years progressed, the respective likelihoods converged.

During this period, 79 percent of young women and 84 percent of young men used some form of contraceptive the first time they had sex. Condoms were the most common contraceptive among teenagers.

In 2013, the birth rate for this age bracket plummeted 57 percent from its high in 1991. This drop occurred in tandem with a dramatic fall in the teen pregnancy rate.

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