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Table 3 Answers to sexual behavior questions by those who disclosed, according to gender and survey mode

From: Assessing knowledge of human papillomavirus and collecting data on sexual behavior: computer assisted telephone versus face to face interviews

  Women Men
Sexual behavior questions CATI FTFI CATI FTFI
  % % % %
Total number of sexual partners     
   0 25.2a 16.6a 29.5 29.7
   1 62.8b 71.1b 40.0 46.8
   2 7.3 6.8 8.2 8.7
   3 1.6c 3.1c 7.7 5.0
   4 0.8 0.9 3.6 2.6
   5 1.1 0.5 3.8 2.6
   >5 1.3 1.1 7.2 4.5
From respondents reporting to be sexually active:     
Number of sexual partners over past 12 months     
   0 6.6 5.4 13.0 9.3
   1 92.6 92.8 79.3 85.2
   2 0.7 1.3 5.0 3.8
   3 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3
   4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
   5 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
   >5 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.0
Number of current regular sexual partners     
   0 1.3 1.8 7.2 5.6
   1 98.6 97.5 90.9 93.0
   2 0.0 0.3 1.5 1.4
   3 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0
Contraception used with first sexual intercourse     
   Yes 32.8 33.2 41.3 40.5
  M M M M
Age at first sex 23.9 23.6 24.2 24.1
  1. CATI = computer assisted telephone interview. FTFI = face to face interview.
  2. Proportions that share the same superscript differ at p < .05 using chi-square tests