Dr. Laura Kann, head of the School-Based Surveillance Branch in CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health, is attending AIDS 2014 to present a study entitled “Unequal Progress and Cause for Concern: Differences in HIV-Related Risk Behavior Trends Among Subgroups of Adolescents, 1991-2013” .
The study, which is based on data from the CDC’s National Youth Risk Behavior Survey, found that only about one in five (22%) U.S. high school students who are sexually experienced have been tested for HIV.
For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/yrbs
Read more about the research Dr. Kann dissusses in this video:
- Press release about the new YSRB findings
- Fact sheet [PDF]: Sexual Risk Behaviors Among U.S. High School Students
- Key Graphics on Trends in HIV and STD-related Risk Behavior Among U.S. High School Students
For more coverage from the conference visit: AIDS 2014.