Rindfuss and Barbara Entwisle for their assistance in the original study design. Men and women who rated their health as being poor were less likely to be sexually active and, among respondents who were sexually active, were more likely to report sexual problems. Our research found that the association between timing of first intercourse and STIs did not differ between males and females. Of eligible persons, women and men were successfully interviewed, yielding an unweighted response rate of This technology reduces the risk of accidental disclosure to the interviewer, improves privacy, and may reduce nonresponse and increase reporting of sensitive or stigmatized behaviors 39 Little is known about the relation between age at first sexual intercourse and longitudinal risk of STI by sex, race, or ethnicity.
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Igra V, Irwin C. Finer LB et al. For this reason, the prevalence odds ratios for age at first intercourse were calculated for each current age group, using a referent first intercourse age of 17 years figure 2. We included interaction terms in the full logistic regression model to determine whether the association between age at first intercourse and STI prevalence varied by the sex, race, ethnicity, parental education, or current age of the respondent. It is so fabulously empowering to have a sex drive that is lower than what I had in my teens, 20s and 30s. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.