International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Assessment of the Reproductive Health Status of Adult Prison Inmates in Osun State, Nigeria

Table 5

Sexual practices and reproductive health care of respondents.

VariableFrequency
( )
Percentage
(%)

Sexual practices
Number of sexual partners before incarceration ( )
 None4622.0
 14923.4
 26229.7
 32813.4
 4167.7
 552.4
 >531.4
How often barrier method is used ( )
 Always3823.3
 Occasionally5533.7
 Rarely3320.3
 Never3722.7
Sexual practices inside prison ( )
 Masturbation199.1
 Sex with opposite sex partner00.0
 Sex with same sex partner31.4
 None18789.5
Sexual harassment experience inside prison ( )
 No19593.3
 By opposite sex inmate83.8
 By same sex inmate52.4
 By others (wardens/prison staffs)10.5

Reproductive health care in the prison
Access to male condom and source ( )
 No19794.3
 Yes, from prison officers31.4
 Yes, from prison clinics
 (during HIV campaign programme)
94.3
Access to other family planning services ( )
 Yes00.0
 No209100.0
Access to seminar/health talk on HIV in prison ( )
 Yes14870.8
 No6129.2
Organizers of health talk ( )
 Government2919.6
 Prison authority3523.7
 Missioners4027.0
 NGO3322.3
 Do not know117.4
Use of clinic that takes care of health
needs ( )
 Yes5526.3
 No15473.7