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Table 3 Sexual history of preparatory and high school students in Woldia, northeast Ethiopia, 2016(n = 718)

From: Factors associated with early sexual initiation among preparatory and high school youths in Woldia town, northeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percentage
Ever had sex
 Yes 275 38.3
 No 443 61.7
First sexual partner (n = 275)
 Regular boy/girl friend 153 55.5
 Casual partner 64 23.3
 Husband or wife 3 1.1
 Family member 10 3.6
 Teacher 27 9.8
 Commercial worker 18 6.5
Number of life time sexual partner (n = 275)
 One 119 43.3
 Two or more 156 56.7
Time of initiation sexual activity (n = 718)
 Age less than 18 years 132 18.4
 Age 18 years and above 586 81.6