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If you had a teenager who was sexually active, would you encourage him or her to use a condom?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Would give other advice
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2342 2024  85.5  (83.6-87.2) 27   1.3  ( 0.8- 2.2) 291  13.2  (11.6-15.0)
GENDER        
Male  927  788  84.3  (81.1-87.0) 12   1.4  ( 0.7- 3.0) 127  14.3  (11.7-17.3)
Female 1415 1236  86.6  (84.4-88.5) 15   1.2  ( 0.6- 2.3) 164  12.2  (10.4-14.2)
RACE        
White 1761 1513  84.7  (82.4-86.7) 24   1.6  ( 1.0- 2.8) 224  13.7  (11.8-15.8)
African American  489  436  89.2  (85.3-92.1)  3   0.4  ( 0.1- 1.2)  50  10.4  ( 7.5-14.3)
AGE        
18-24  246  225  90.5  (84.6-94.3)  1   0.3  ( 0.0- 1.8)  20   9.2  ( 5.5-15.1)
25-34  538  496  90.5  (86.2-93.6)  3   0.4  ( 0.1- 1.3)  39   9.1  ( 6.0-13.4)
35-44  616  524  84.2  (80.4-87.3)  6   1.4  ( 0.4- 5.0)  86  14.4  (11.6-17.7)
45-54  546  475  84.3  (80.0-87.8)  7   1.8  ( 0.7- 4.5)  64  13.9  (10.6-18.0)
55-64  396  304  75.9  (71.0-80.2) 10   3.0  ( 1.5- 5.7)  82  21.1  (17.0-25.8)
EDUCATION        
Less Than H.S.  269  234  87.0  (80.8-91.4)  4   1.2  ( 0.4- 3.7)  31  11.8  ( 7.6-17.9)
H.S. or G.E.D.  754  653  87.0  (84.0-89.4)  9   1.2  ( 0.6- 2.3)  92  11.8  ( 9.5-14.7)
Some Post-H.S.  629  538  84.8  (81.1-87.8)  6   1.0  ( 0.3- 3.2)  85  14.2  (11.3-17.7)
College Graduate  689  599  83.9  (79.7-87.4)  8   1.8  ( 0.7- 4.8)  82  14.3  (11.1-18.3)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME        
Less than $15,000  190  169  89.7  (83.7-93.7)  2   0.7  ( 0.2- 2.7)  19   9.6  ( 5.8-15.6)
$15,000- 24,999  410  361  87.8  (83.8-91.0)  2   0.4  ( 0.1- 1.7)  47  11.7  ( 8.6-15.7)
$25,000- 34,999  366  325  89.8  (86.1-92.6)  4   1.3  ( 0.4- 3.7)  37   8.9  ( 6.4-12.4)
$35,000- 49,999  393  329  82.2  (76.6-86.7)  6   1.1  ( 0.5- 2.6)  58  16.7  (12.3-22.3)
$50,000+  718  619  84.1  (80.2-87.3)  9   1.7  ( 0.7- 4.3)  90  14.2  (11.2-17.8)

*This question is asked to respondents who reported being ages 18-64 years old.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.