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Table 2 Mode of marriage, age at first marriage, sexual intercourse, number of lifetime sexual partners of the respondents

From: Socio-economic and cultural vulnerabilities to cervical cancer and challenges faced by patients attending care at Tikur Anbessa Hospital: a cross sectional and qualitative study

Characteristics n (%)
Mode of marriage (n = 197)
 Abduction 6 (3)
 Family arrangement 160 (81.2)
 Own choice 31 (15.7)
Age at first marriage (n = 195)
 <=12 22 (11.3)
 13-16 87 (44.6)
 17-20 71 (36.4)
 21+ 15 (7.7)
Age at first sexual intercourse (n = 195)
 <=12 14 (7.2)
 13-16 100 (51.3)
 17-20 74 (37.9)
 21+ 7 (3.6)
Number of life time sexual partners of women
 1 103 (52.3)
 2 65 (33.0)
 3 or more 29 (14.7)