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Research Article

A New Look at Teenage Pregnancy in Brazil

Table 2

Characteristics of the partner at the first sexual relationship, by sex.

Characteristics of the partner at the first sexual relationSex (%)
WomenMen

Type of relationship
Namorado (steady boyfriend/girlfriend)8645
Husband/wife/living together41
Eventual partner948
Prostitute5

Was it also the partner’s first sexual relation?
Yes1437
No8357
Do not know36

Age difference between the interviewee and the partner
The partner is younger210
Same age (±1 year)2452
The partner is older (2–4 years)3624
The partner is much older (5 years and more)3815

The partner was in school
Yes5076
No5024

Source: GRAVAD, 2002.
Population: youth from 18 to 24 years old, Porto Alegre (RS), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Salvador (BA).

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