A New Look at Teenage Pregnancy in Brazil
Characteristics of the partner at the first sexual relationship, by sex.
|Characteristics of the partner at the first sexual relation||Sex (%)|
|Type of relationship|
|Namorado (steady boyfriend/girlfriend)||86||45|
|Was it also the partner’s first sexual relation?|
|Do not know||3||6|
|Age difference between the interviewee and the partner|
|The partner is younger||2||10|
|Same age (±1 year)||24||52|
|The partner is older (2–4 years)||36||24|
|The partner is much older (5 years and more)||38||15|
|The partner was in school|
|Source: GRAVAD, 2002.|
Population: youth from 18 to 24 years old, Porto Alegre (RS), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Salvador (BA).