CDC Report: Number of Teens Having Sex, Smoking, Drinking Dropping Sharply
A new government report shows that the number of high schoolers having sex is declining sharply and fewer teens are engaging in other risky behaviors like drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, and using marijuana.
The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which was released Thursday, draws upon results from the The National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which surveys students in schools.
Over the past 10 years â€” and especially in the past two years â€” younger students, African-American and Hispanic, all reported having sex at rates much lower than previous years, the data showed. The CDC report called the declining number of ninth and 10th-graders having sex "especially encouraging."...
Perhaps itâ€™s true but then, young people tend to say what you want them to say, when if fact their doing the opposite. However, life choices are more expensive and maybe Mom and Dad or Grammy donâ€™t have enough money to pay for little Fred and Sallyâ€™s sin problems .
Yeah Dr. Tim and perhaps brothers in Christ will treat one another with respect and dignity, instead of with malice and pointed sarcasm. Nahhhhhn that'll never happen, everyone knows if a fellow brother in Christ doesn't believe exactly what I believe (which is of course, orthodox) then they CANNOT be saved. O ye commenters on SermonAudio lol ðŸ˜‚
Just think, Jim, if we had universal health care, teen sex, smoking, drinking and drug use would disappear altogether. The birds would sing more sweetly, the stars would shine more brightly, and even bathtub rings would disappear. O Utopia, where art thou?