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Table 4 Motives for men and women to consistently not use a condom 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
I do not like to use a condom     0.001
Highly determining 31 (22.1) 8 (12.8) 23 (28)
Fairly determining 31 (22.1) 9 (15.5) 22 (26.8)
Slightly determining 30 (21.4) 12 (20.7) 18 (22)
Not determining 48 (34.3) 29 (50) 19 (23.2)
My partners do not like to use a condom     0.409
Highly determining 19 (13.6) 10 (17.2) 9 (11)
Fairly determining 37 (26.4) 12 (20.7) 25 (30.5)
Slightly determining 33 (23.6) 10 (17.2) 23 (28)
Not determining 51 (36.4) 26 (44.8) 25 (30.5)
A condom lessens sensitivity and reduces pleasure     0.009
Highly determining 61 (44.2) 19 (32.8) 42 (52.5)
Fairly determining 30 (21.7) 12 (20.7) 18 (22.5)
Slightly determining 22 (15.9) 13 (22.4) 9 (11.2)
Not determining 25 (18.1) 14 (24.1) 11 (13.8)
I did not have a condom at the time     0.235
Highly determining 47 (33.8) 23 (39.7) 24 (29.6)
Fairly determining 35 (25.2) 14 (24.1) 21 (25.9)
Slightly determining 19 (13.7) 7 (12.1) 12 (14.8)
Not determining 38 (27.3) 14 (24.1) 24 (29.6)
  1. a:using the Mann-Whitney U Test.