UMMS: Teen Sexual Behavior Calculator
UMMS Health Calculators

Is your teen sexually active?

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In a study of 11,426 teens, almost 18 percent of all seventh and eighth graders, and almost half of all ninth through twelfth graders indicated that they had already had sex.

Many parents find these statistics alarming. Our teen sexual behavior calculator can help you assess your teen's likelihood of having sex. The answer can help you educate your teen about the consequences of early sexual activity.

This test should be used only as a guideline and is based on information found in the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.

Please select the appropriate response to the following question:

Question 1:

Would you characterize your relationship with your teen as close and caring (i.e. satisfactory relationship with mother and/or father)?

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