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Table 4 Comparisons of the individual factors considering early sexual initiation and inconsistent use of condoms (n = 80)

From: Individual and contextual factors associated with sexual initiation among adolescents

Individual factorsEarly sexual initiationInconsistent use
Yes
(n = 54)
No
(n = 26)
pYes
(n = 32)
No
(n = 48)
p
 % (n)% (n) % (n)% (n) 
Gender  0.36  0.91
 Boys86.2 (25)13.7 (4) 41.7 (15)58.3 (21) 
 Girls74.3 (29)25.6 (10) 40.5 (17)59.5 (25) 
Schooling  0.5   
 6th year100 (6)0.0 (0) 33.3 (2)66.7 (4)0.96
 7th year83.3 (15)16.6 (3) 40.0 (8)60.0 (12) 
 8th year82.3 (14)17.6 (3) 45.0 (9)55.0 (11) 
 9th year74.1 (20)25.9 (7) 40.6 (13)59.4 (19) 
School repetition
 Never repeated100 (23)0.0 (0)0.00**29.2 (7)70.8 (17)0.09
 Repeated 1 time88.5 (23)11.5 (3) 52.0 (13)48.0 (12) 
 Repeated 2 times68.8 (11)31.1 (5) 55.6 (10)44.4 (8) 
 Repeated 3 times or more44.4 (4)55.6 (5) 18.2 (2)81.8 (9) 
Religion
 Yes. practicing90.4 (19)9.5 (2)0.6647.8 (11)52.2 (12)0.58
 Yes. Not practicing74.2 (26)25.7 (9) 41.0 (16)59.0 (23) 
 No75.0 (9)25.0 (3) 31.3 (5)68.8 (11) 
Alcoholic beverages
 No78.9 (15)21.1 (4)0.00**33.3 (7)66.7 (14)0.37
 Yes79.5 (39)20.4 (10) 44.6 (25)55.4 (31) 
Tobacco
 No81.1 (43)18.8 (10)0.00**34.9 (22)65.1 (41)0.02*
 Yes73.3 (11)26.6 (4) 66.7 (10)33.3 (5) 
Illicit drugs
 No83.0 (44)16.9 (9)0.00**35.5 (22)64.5 (40)0.05*
 Yes66.6 (10)33.3 (5) 62.5 (10)37.5 (6) 
  1. *Chi-square test
  2. **Fischer’s exact test