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Table 3 Motives for men and women to consistently use condoms in sexual relations with casual partners

From: Gender-based differences in the high-risk sexual behaviours of young people aged 15-29 in Melilla (Spain): a cross-sectional study

  Total Females Males P valuea
Avoidance of pregnancy     0.954
Highly determining 141 (84.9) 49 (84.5) 92 (85.2)
Fairly determining 15 (9) 6 (10.3) 9 (8.3)
Slightly determining 4 (2.4) 2 (3.4) 2 (1.9)
Not determining 6 (3.6) 1 (1.7) 5 (4.6)
Prevention of STIs     0.565
Highly determining 145 (87.3) 51 (89.5) 94 (86.2)
Fairly determining 15 (9) 4 (7) 11 (10.1)
Slightly determining 3 (1.8) 1 (1.8) 2 (1.8)
Not determining 3 (1.8) 1 (1.8) 2 (1.8)
My demand of a condom     0.002
Highly determining 83 (50.6) 37 (64.9) 46 (43)
Fairly determining 37 (22.6) 13 (22.8) 24 (22.4)
Slightly determining 16 (9.8) 3 (5.3) 13 (12.1)
Not determining 28 ( 17.1) 4 (7.0) 24 (22.4)
Partner demand of a condom     0.107
Highly determining 38 (23.3) 11 (19.3) 27 (25.5)
Fairly determining 51 (31.3) 14 (24.6) 37 (34.9)
Slightly determining 37 (22.7) 17 (29.8) 20 (18.9)
Not determining 37 (22.7) 15 (26.3) 22 (20.8)
  1. a:using the Mann-Whitney U Test.