Table 1

Sexual practices in the previous month among men and women living in a Cape Town township

Men

Women

(n = 3372)

(n = 1593)

Behavior

Median

Mean

SD

Median

Mean

SD

OR

95% CI


Sex partners

1

1.9

4.5

1

1.3

1.9

1.13*

1.09-1.18

Unprotected vaginal intercourse

3

6.5

10.7

2

5.9

8.3

1.07

1.00-1.01

Vaginal intercourse with condoms

3

6.4

15.6

2

5.4

9.3

1.01**

1.00-1.02

Total vaginal intercourse

10

12.8

23.1

8.5

11.3

13.6

1.01**

1.00-1.01

Percent condom use

during vaginal intercourse

50

49.6

41.0

50

49.2

41.4

1.02

0.87-1.20

Unprotected anal intercourse

0

0.5

3.3

0

0.4

3.0

1.01

0.99-1.03

Anal intercourse with condoms

0

0.8

3.5

0

0.4

3.2

1.06**

1.03-1.09

Total anal intercourse

0

1.3

5.9

0

0.8

5.7

1.03**

1.01-1.04

Percent condom use

during anal intercourse

71

61.3

41.3

44

48.9

44.2

2.20**

1.47-3.28


No.

%

No.

%


Number of sex partners

0

385

12

251

16

1

1648

49

1001

63

2

700

21

179

11

3+

610

17

155

10

1.37**

1.29-1.46

Any unprotected vaginal intercourse

2023

61

901

57

1.14**

1.04-1.32

Any unprotected anal intercourse

278

8

118

7

1.13

0.90-1.42

Any anal intercourse

510

15

182

11

1.38**

1.15-1.65


All sexual behaviors measured for the past month; No. = number; M = mean; SD = standard deviation; OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval ** p < .01, * p < .05.

Kalichman et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:807   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-807

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