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Sexuality & Sexual Behavior: Statistical Sources

Statistical Sources

American Sexual Behavior: Demographics of Sexual Activity, Fertility, and Childbearing.  Ithaca, NY: New Strategist Publications, 2006.
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 18 U5A455 2006
Statistics about numerous aspects of sexuality and reproductive health are presented in 11 chapters: sexual initiation, teenage sexual activity, adult sexual activity, sexual orientation, AIDS and STDs, cohabitation and marriage, fertility and infertility, contraception, pregnancy, births, and caring for children.  Compiled from the National Survey of Family Growth conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics.  For access to more historical and current statistics, including public use files, consult the National Survey of Family Growth Web site available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at

SIECUS (Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States)
Since 1964 SIECUS has been providing authoritative education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health. SIECUS is supported by individual contributions, foundation grants, and a cooperative agreement with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The Our Work tab leads to data, including the State Profiles, portraits of federally funded adolescent sexual health promotion programs by state.   

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