Teenage girls using contraception pills

Emergency contraception amongst young teenage girls is rising at a smooth level, according to a Centers for Disease Control report. The increased usage of morning after pill by teenage females has increased by 14 percent since 2002, according to a general report that analyzed sexual activity, contraceptive use and childbearing for teenagers aged between 15 to 19.
Since 1988, reports of having sexual intercourse at least once for male and female teenagers have decreased according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A survey was carried out from between 2011 to 2013 that proved that, females aged between 15 and 19 who have had sexual intercourse, 22% of them stated they had used emergency contraception at least once. That however has lead up from 8% in 2002, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics.
Dr. Metee Comkornruecha, a medicine specialist has explained the increase usage of contraception pills through the fact that it was mainly due to an increase in awareness and education amongst young females about sexual intercourse and about this form of contraception. Researchers have concluded that from between 2011 to 2013, 44% of teen girls and 47% of teenage boys have reported to never having sex in their lives. However, that leads to a 14% decline for females and a 22% decline for male in the past 25 years.
The number of teens having sex has dropped dramatically over the last 25 years.
Authors who have conducted studies have found that teens.
The sudden rise in emergency contraception use is more likely to be contributing to the decline in teen births, but researchers have not been able to find out the how great of an impact it might have.
Most teenage boys and girls who do have sex are using contraception; nearly 80% of teen girls and 84 percent of teen boys said they used contraception the first time they had sex from 2011 to 2013.
The researchers have stated; “Understanding these patterns and trends in sexual activity, contraceptive use, and their impact on teen pregnancy can help provide context regarding the recent decline in the U.S. teen birth rate.”


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