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Preventing HIV/AIDS, Other STIs, and Teen Pregnancy

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  • More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV/AIDS (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
  • Each year, there are approximately 19 million new STD infections, and almost half of them are among youth aged 15 to 24 (CDC) External Web Site Icon.
  • About half of US high school students have ever had sexual intercourse, and 15% of high school students had had four or more sex partners during their life (CDC) External Web Site Icon.