HIV-17.2 Increase the proportion of sexually active unmarried males aged 15 to 44 years who use condoms

National Data Source
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
Baseline (Year)
45.8 (2006-2010)
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Number of sexually active, unmarried males aged 15 to 44 years who reported using a condom at last sexual intercourse
Number of sexually active, unmarried males aged 15 to 44 years
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006 National Survey of Family Growth:


What is your current marital status? Are you:

  1. Married
  2. Not married, but living together with a partner of the opposite sex
  3. Widowed
  4. Divorced
  5. Separated, because you and your spouse are not getting along
  6. Never been married

The last time you and your partner had intercourse, did you or she use any method to prevent pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases?

  1. Yes
  2. No

[If yes:]

Which methods?

  1. Condom or rubber
  2. Withdrawal, pulling out
  3. Vasectomy or male sterilization
  4. Pill
  5. Tubal ligation (tubes tied) or female sterilization
  6. Injection (Depo-Provera or Lunelle)
  7. Spermacidal foam/jelly/cream/film/suppository
  8. Hormonal implant (Norplant)
  9. Rhythm or safe period
  10. Something else
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Adapted from HP2010 objective


Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch

The original baseline and baseline year were revised from 55.2 to 45.8 and from 2008-08 to 2006-10, respectively. The target was adjusted from 60.7 to 50.4 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.