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Table 3 Risky sexual behaviors of students who were sexually active in the past one year

From: A call for parental monitoring to improve condom use among secondary school students in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  Total (n = 665) Male (n = 518) Female (n = 147)  
  n (%) n (%) n (%) p-value
Age at sexual intercourse debut [mean yrs] (S.D)   [16.7] (2.5) [17.3] (2.1) 0.003
Ever had sexual intercourse with a sex worker     
 Yes 68 (10.2) 66 (12.7) 2 (1.4) < 0.001
 No 596 (89.8) 452 (87.3) 144 (98.6)  
Ever use of condom     
 No 114 (17.3) 93 (18.1) 21 (14.5) 0.37
 Yes 544 (82.7) 420 (81.9) 124 (85.5)  
Condom use at last sexual intercourse     
 No 271 (41.1) 213 (41.4) 58 (40.0) 0.83
 Yes 388 (58.9) 301 (58.6) 87 (60.0)  
Number of lifetime sexual partners     
 1 partner 194 (29.3) 123 (23.8) 71 (48.6) < 0.001
 ≥ 2 partners 468 (70.7) 393 (76.2) 75 (51.4)  
Number of sexual partners in the last one year     
 1 partner 388 (58.3) 279 (53.9) 109 (74.1) < 0.001
 ≥ 2 partners 277 (41.7) 239 (46.1) 38 (25.9)  
Lifetime concurrency     
 No 582 (87.5) 443 (85.5) 139 (94.6) 0.01
 Yes 83 (12.5) 75 (14.5) 8 (5.4)  
Concurrency in the past one year     
 No 595 (89.5) 455 (87.8) 140 (95.2) 0.02
 Yes 70 (10.5) 63 (12.2) 7 (4.8)