Dating Among Teens. Key points about dating among teens

Dating Among Teens. Key points about dating among teens

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  • The share of students in twelfth grade who report dating frequently (more than once a week) has declined, from 33 in 1976, to 14 percent in 2017; the proportion of twelfth graders who report not dating at all increased substantially over this period, from 15 to 49 percent over the past 40 years.
  • The share of pupils who date usually increases considerably as we grow older; in 2017, the percentage was 3 per cent among eighth-grade pupils, 7 % among tenth-grade pupils, and 14 per cent among twelfth-grade pupils.
  • In 2017, men in eighth and twelfth grade had been much more likely to date often than their feminine peers, however in tenth grade, the 2 genders had been very nearly similarly prone to report regular relationship, at 7 per cent.
  • Among eighth graders in 2017, non-Hispanic students that are black less inclined to never ever date (66 per cent) than their Hispanic and non-Hispanic white peers (70 and 72 percent, correspondingly). This picture changes by the later grades. Among tenth and twelfth graders in 2017, non-Hispanic black colored pupils had been more prone to never ever date (59 and 50 percent respectively), and non-Hispanic white pupils were less likely to never ever date (52 and 45 percent respectively), than their Hispanic peers.

Trends in dating among teenagers

Although dating in adolescence is still typical, pupils within the eighth, tenth, and grades that are twelfth 2017 had been less likely to want to report dating than their counterparts had been in 1992.بیشتر بخوانید