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Table 6 Sexual history profile of high school students in Debre-berhan Town, January 2010

From: Perception of High School Students on risk for acquiring HIV and utilization of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) service for HIV in Debre-berhan Town, Ethiopia: a quantitative cross-sectional study

Variables M (%) F (%) Total (%)
Ever practiced sex
  Yes 17 (5) 13 (3.8) 30 (8.8)
  No 144 (42.5) 165 (48.7) 309 (91.2)
Had multiple sexual contact within 6 months
  Yes 10 (2.9) 2 (0.6) 12 (3.5)
  No 151 (44.5) 176 (52.1) 327 (95.6)
Methods of HIV protection
  Abstain 144 (42.5) 165 (48.7) 309 (91.2)
  Use condom 11 (3.2) 2 (0.6) 13 (3.8)
  Faithful to partner 6 (1.8) 6 (1.8) 12 (3.6)
  1. NB: Percents will not add up to 100, as multiple responses are possible.