Table 2: Sexual behaviors among African-Barbadian men.

Cases
( )
Controls
( )
value*

Sexually transmitted infection, %25.426.70.54
First sexual intercourse age (years),
 mean ± SD (median)17.3 ± 3.5 (17.0) 17.8 ± 4.2 (17.0) 0.01
( )( )
 <16, %29.324.9
 16–18, %41.041.3
 19–21, %20.821.8 0.01
 >21, %8.812.0
Lifetime no. of sexual partners,
 mean ± SD (median)12.0 ± 29.0 (6.0) 10.5 ± 19.5 (6.0) 0.28
( )( )
 0–3, %25.027.0
 4–9, %40.741.8
 10–20, %23.523.0 0.12
 >20, %10.88.2

Chi-squaretest for categorical variables; -test for continuous variables.