Table 2

Number (%) of sexually active adolescents reporting different sexual practices by sex (n = 885)

Sex


Type of sexual practice

Total (%)

Male

Female

p-value


Vaginal sex

885 (100)

605 (42.6)

280 (21.1)

< 0.01

Anal*

66 (7.5)

51 (8.5)

15 (5.4)

0.1

Masturbation

260 (29.4)

213 (35.6)

47 (17.0)

< 0.01

Oral

72 (8.1)

56 (9.4)

16 (5.8)

0.07


* All adolescents reporting anal sex also reported vaginal sex

Kazaura and Masatu BMC Public Health 2009 9:373   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-373

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