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Table 5 Comparison of sexual behaviour between male and female married youth aged 15–24 in Butajira, Ethiopia, 2004 (n = 698)

From: Traditional values of virginity and sexual behaviour in rural Ethiopian youth: results from a cross-sectional study

Variable Female n (%) Male n (%) Crude OR and (95% CI) Male/Female
Age    
   15–19 167 (28.6) 16 (13.9) 1.00
   20–24 416 (71.4) 99 (86.1) 2.4 (1.42–4.339)
Number of. partners in the past one year    
   One 568 107 1.00
   More than one 15 8 2.83 (1.17–6.84)
Sex with casual partners    
   No 579 (99.3) 110 (95.7) 1.00
   Yes 4 (0.7) 5 (4.3) 6.58 (1.74–24.89)
Ever use of condoms    
   Yes 38 (6.5) 9 (7.8) 1.00
   No 545 (93.5) 106 (92.2) 0.82 (0.38–1.47)
Condom use in the past one year    
   Consistent use 6 (15.8) 3 (33.3) 1.00
   Inconsistent use 6 (15.8) 2 (22.2) 0.67 (0.04–8.48)
   Did not use at all 26 (26.0) 4 (44.4) 0.46 (0.05–6.37)
Condom use with casual partners    
   Yes 3 3 1.00
   No 1 2 2.0 (0.11–156.75)