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The term “teens” refers to 15–19-year-olds, unless otherwise specified.
Contraceptive Use Among Teens
Do American teens typically use a contraceptive method the first time they have sex? How about the most recent time they had sex?
Which contraceptive method is most commonly used by American teens?
How do American teens’ sexual behaviors compare with those of European teens?
Do teens in developing regions have adequate access to contraceptives?
Do any U.S. states give minors confidential access to contraceptive services?
What impact could U.S. parental involvement laws have on minors’ contraceptive use?
Do sexually active teens in the United States have a need for publicly funded contraceptive services?