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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 (%)

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

Was it also the partner’s first sexual relation?
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

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

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