The majority of high-school students have remained sexually abstinent
More than one in two high school students report remaining abstinent, an increase of nearly 15 percent since the early 1990s. The trend was most striking among African American students, with a 116 percent increase in those remaining abstinent.
Percent of abstinent high-school students, by race
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 2011.