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FP-9.2 Data Details

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FP-9.2 Increase the proportion of male adolescents aged 15 to 17 years who have never had sexual intercourse

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
National Survey of Family Growth
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
72.0 (2006–10)
Target: 
79.2
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of males aged 15 to 17 years who had never had sexual intercourse with a female

Denominator: 

Number of males aged 15 to 17 years

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    At any time in your life, have you ever had sexual intercourse with a woman, that is, made love, had sex, or gone all the way?

    1. Yes
    2. No
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
In 2012, the original baseline was revised from 71.2 to 72.0 due to a change in the baseline year from 2006-2008 to 2006-2010. The target was adjusted from 78.3 to 79.2 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.