Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Health Behaviors among Male and Female University Students in Cambodia: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Table 4

Sexual behaviors among male and female university students in the study.

VariablesFrequency
Total n (%)Males n (%)Females n (%) value

Had sexual intercourse in the past 12 months144 (10.6)119 (17.3)25 (3.7)<0.001
Alcohol use during last sex9 (6.3)8 (6.8)1 (4.0)0.60
Condom use during last sex83 (57.6)75 (63.0)8 (32.0)0.004
Sex in exchange for money/gifts13 (9.2)13 (11.2)0 (0)0.08
Condom use during last sex in exchange for money or gifts8 (61.5)8 (61.5)N/AN/A
Diagnosed with a STI in the past 12 months10 (7.1)9 (7.8)1 (4.0)0.51
Sought for treatment for the most recent STI6 (60.0)5 (55.6)1 (100)0.39
Ever made someone pregnant/been pregnant18 (12.7)14 (12.0)4 (16.0)0.58
Age at first sexual intercourse (in years, mean ± SD)20.6 ± 3.220.7 ± 2.920.2 ± 4.40.47
Number of partner in the past 12 months (mean ± SD)2.1 ± 2.42.3 ± 2.61.0 ± 0.20.02
Age first made someone pregnant/became pregnant (in years, mean ± SD)23.1 ± 3.223.3 ± 3.422.3 ± 2.30.65

Abbreviations: n, number; SD, standard deviation; STI, sexually transmitted infection. Chi-squared test (or fisher’s exact test when a sample size was smaller than five in one cell) was used for categorical variables and independent student’s t test for continuous variables.

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