Risky sexual behavior by teens is down from levels reported 15 years ago, according to the 2005 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Teens ever having had sex:
54% in 1991
47% in 2005
Teens using a condom during most recent intercourse:
46% in 1991
63% in 2005
Teens reporting current alcohol use:
51% in 1991
43% in 2005
The survey included responses from more than 14,000 high school students in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.