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Table 2 Sexual health practices among sexually active SIYP by Sex in South-West, Nigeria (N = 968)

From: Factors associated with sexual and reproductive health behaviour of street-involved young people: findings from a baseline survey in Southwest Nigeria

VariablesMale (N = 548) n (%)Female (N = 420) N (%)X2; p valueTotal (N = 968) (%)
Contraceptive Method used at last sexual activitya
 Condom130 (23.7%)106 (25.2%)X2 = 1.99 p = 0.16236 (24.4%)
 Pills12 (2.2%)52 (12.4%)64 (6.6%)
 Withdrawal method15 (2.7%)19 (4.5%)34 (3.5%)
 Safe Period6 (1.1%)9 (2.1%)15 (1.6%)
 Traditional1 (0.2%)10 (2.4%)11 (1.1%)
Multiple Partners
 one sexual partner222 (40.5%)204 (48.6%)X2 = 6.27 p < 0.01426 (28.3%)
 more than one sexual partner326 (59.5%)216 (51.4%)542 (56.0%)
Transactional Sex
 No409 (74.6%)338 (80.5%)X2 = 4.60 p = 0.03747 (77.2%)
 Yes139 (25.4%)82 (19.5%)221 (22.8%)
Inconsistent use of condom
 No25 (4.6%)40 (9.5%)X2 = 9.34 p < 0.00265 (6.7%)
 Yes523 (95.4%)380 (90.5%)903 (93.3%)
  1. acontraceptive method used at last sexual activity by self or partner