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Table 2 Sexual history among 261 Barbadian females aged 15 to 19, and selected sexual characteristics among 134 Barbadian females who have had sex at least once

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

Characteristics Response Number % 95% CI
Sexual history: prevalence of sexual activity †
Ever had sex? 259 / 261 132 51.0 42.5 to 59.4
Ever had oral sex? 243 / 261 67 27.6 18.7 to 36.4
Ever had vaginal sex? 258 / 261 126 48.8 40.9 to 56.8
Ever had anal sex? 237 / 261 15 6.3 2.7 to 9.9
Sexual history: prevalence of Inter-Generational sex
At first sex 248 / 261 16 6.5 3.1 to 9.8
Within past 12 months 234 / 261 31 13.2 8.3 to 18.2
At any time 259 / 261 46 17.8 11.3 to 24.3
Characteristics among females who have had sex at least once
Inter-Generational sex at first sex 121 / 132 16 13.2 6.7 to 19.8
Inter-Generational sex in past 12 months 107 / 132 31 29.0 22.3 to 35.7
Inter-Generational sex ever? 132 / 132 46 34.8 24.3 to 45.4
Age of partner at first sex 121 / 132    
 10 or more years older   16 13.2 6.7 to 19.8
 5 to 9 years older   31 25.6 15.6 to 35.7
 Older, unsure how much   18 14.9 7.0 to 22.8
 About the same age   56 46.3 37.8 to 54.7
Money or gifts from sexual partner? 125 / 132 69 55.2 43.5 to 66.9
 Money or gifts from same-age partner? 61 / 69 22 36.1 24.2 to 49.4
 Money or gifts from older partner? 61 / 69 20 32.8 21.3 to 46.0
Condom used at first sexual encounter? 125 / 132 68 54.4 40.4 to 68.4
Willingness at first sex? 130 / 132    
 wanted to have sex   81 62.3 52.6 to 72.0
 persuaded to have sex   40 30.8 21.2 to 40.3
 did not want to have sex   9 6.9 2.9 to 11.0
Sex in past 12 months? 129 / 132 105 81.4 70.7 to 92.1
 Number of partners in past 12 months? 132 / 132    
  0   33 25.0 13.7 to 36.3
  1   59 44.7 34.8 to 54.5
  2   25 18.9 10.8 to 27.1
  3-4   11 8.3 2.7 to 14.0
  5+   4 3.0 0.3 to 5.7
  1. † Ever had sex (N = 259 respondents). Compared to Table 1 (N = 256). This was due to three participants without known age.