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Table 1 Selected characteristics of 259 Barbadian females aged 15 to 19, stratified by sexual history (never had sex, had sex but not inter-generational sex, had inter-generational sex)

From: Prevalence and risk factors for inter-generational Sex: a cross-sectional cluster survey of Barbadian females aged 15–19

  Never had sex N = 127 Had sex but not inter-generational sex N = 86 Had inter-generational sex N = 46 Total N = 256
Characteristic n (percent) n (percent) n (percent) n (percent)
Age (n = 256)     
 15 39 (30.7) 9 (10.8) 8 (17.4) 56 (21.9)
 16 38 (29.9) 9 (10.8) 3 (6.5) 50 (19.5)
 17 23 (18.1) 27 (32.5) 5 (10.9) 55 (21.5)
 18 20 (15.8) 18 (21.7) 12 (26.1) 50 (19.5)
 19 7 (5.5) 20 (24.1) 18 (39.1) 45 (17.6)
Enough money to cover necessities (n = 251)
 Strongly agree 12 (9.8) 6 (7.3) 0 (-) 18 (7.2)
 Agree 60 (48.8) 47 (57.3) 27 (58.7) 134 (53.4)
 Disagree 39 (31.7) 23 (28.1) 17 (37.0) 79 (31.5)
 Strongly disagree 12 (9.8) 6 (7.3) 2 (4.3) 20 (8.0)
Enough money to cover luxuries (n = 245)
 Strongly agree 7 (5.8) 1 (1.2) 1 (2.3) 9 (3.7)
 Agree 35 (29.2) 22 (27.2) 13 (29.6) 70 (28.6)
 Disagree 61 (50.8) 48 (59.3) 27 (61.4) 136 (55.5)
 Strongly disagree 17 (14.2) 10 (12.4) 3 (6.8) 30 (12.2)
Do you attend religious services (n = 240)
 Never 31 (25.8) 39 (47.6) 22 (57.9) 92 (38.3)
 Less than monthly 6 (5.0) 12 (14.6) 6 (15.8) 24 (10.0)
 Monthly 11 (9.2) 11 (13.4) 3 (7.9) 25 (10.4)
 Weekly 41 (34.2) 14 (17.1) 4 (10.5) 59 (24.6)
 More than weekly 31 (25.8) 6 (7.3) 5 (7.9) 40 (16.7)