Table 2

Sexual behaviors and perception of HIV risk of sexually experienced respondents by age (N = 339)

Categories

Age group

p-value


0-19 Years

(n = 96)

20-29 Years

(n = 164)

30 Years and Above (n = 48)


Age at sexual debut

14 or less

33.0

27.2

14.3

15-18

56.0

60.1

76.2

0.20

19 and above

11.0

12.7

11.7

Frequency of sexual intercourse in last 30 days

0

39.1

32.2

27.1

Once

8.2

12.8

6.3

2-3 times

17.3

9.4

16.7

0.15

4-9 times

17.3

23.3

31.3

10-19 times

9.1

12.2

14.6

20 or more times

9.1

10.0

4.2

Number of male sexual partners in the past 3 months

Male students

1

83.3

78.9

100.0

0.67

2 or more

16.7

21.2

0

Female students

1

68.8

73.2

96.4

0.02

2 or more

31.3

26.8

3.6

Number of female sexual partners in the past 3 months

Male students

1

63.6

52.0

71.4

0.60

2 or more

36.4

48.0

28.6

Female students

1

54.5

55.0

75.0

0.75

2 or more

45.5

45.0

25.0

Condom use during last sexual intercourse

Yes

51.5

39.0

25.0

0.01

No

48.5

61.0

75.0

Condom use during sexual intercourse in last 30 days

Never/Rarely

42.3

55.8

78.4

Sometimes/Most of the time

21.8

24.0

8.1

0.002

Always

35.9

20.2

13.5

Alcohol and/or drug use during last sexual intercourse

Yes

14.6

13.8

4.9

0.26

No

85.4

86.2

95.1

Perceived chances of HIV infection

No Chance

57.9

48.1

54.0

Moderate Chance

25.4

30.9

32.0

0.35

Good Chance

4.4

8.3

4.0

Already Infected

0.9

0

0

Don't Know/No Response

11.4

12.7

10.0


Adefuye et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:281   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-281

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