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Table 3 Sexual behaviour and HIV risk of initiates

From: Traditional circumcision during manhood initiation rituals in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: a pre-post intervention evaluation

  N %
Sex   
   Ever sex 142 87.6
   First sex with 17 years and below 111 68.5
   Had sex in past 12 months 97 55.1
Number of sex partners   
   1 54 33.8
   2 47 29.0
   3 and more 24 14.8
Condom use at last sex 64 38.1
During the past 12 months has a doctor or other health professional told you that you had a sexually transmitted disease (STD) 15 8.5
Past month alcohol use 34 19.4
Past week alcohol use 27 15.4
Sex under the influence of alcohol 19 10.9
How susceptible/at risk to get HIV   
   Very susceptible 21 11.5
   Susceptible 11 6.0
   Neutral 40 22.0
   Not susceptible 43 23.6
   Not susceptible at all 67 36.8
Self-rated HIV knowledge   
   Very poor 21 11.6
   Poor 39 21.5
   Average 45 24.9
   Good 19 10.5
   Very good 57 31.5
Did you previously receive AIDS education 159 97.8