Table 2

Self reported sexual practices of respondents

Characteristics

N = 5,690


Age at first sexual activity

Mean years (95% CI)

Men

17.0 (13.4–20.6)

Women

13.0 (11.5–14.5)

Premarital or extramarital sexual encounters

Number (n)

(%)

Males

1,434

72.0

Females

558

28.0

Total

1,992

35*

Sex with commercial sex worker within a year after spouse giving birth (men only n = 3,016)

470

20


* Percent based on the total sample of 5,690 respondents

Naik et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2005 5:1   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-5-1

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