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2011 Results for 9th through 12th Grade
Sexual Behavior

Question
Area

YRBS
Question

2011 Total Percentage

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Trend Information

Sexual Behavior

Percentage of students who ever had sexual intercourse.

44.8%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who had sexual intercourse for the first time before age 13 years.

3.7%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who had sexual intercourse with four or more people during their life.

13.2%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who have ever given or received oral sex.

44.9%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who responded that sexual abstinence is very important, quite important, or important to them at this time in their life.

47.4%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who have ever been tested for a sexually transmitted disease (STD) including HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

11.9%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who describe themselves as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

4.1%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students whose parents or other adults in their family talked with them about what they expect them to do or not to do when it comes to sex.

60.8%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who have had sexual contact with both males and females during their life.

3.1%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

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