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02/06/2013 09:09 am ET

Young Latinos Have Become Less Sexually Active And Are Using More Protection

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Data compiled from 2007 to 2011 shows the amount of sexually active high school Latinos has decreased by 3.9 percent.
The High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey was conducted nationally among students from 9th to 12th grade.

The number of teens not using any form of birth control has also decreased, meaning that the youth that are having sex are more likely to be using some form of contraception.

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