Factors influencing the timing of first sexual intercourse among young people in Nyanza, Kenya.

@article{Tenkorang2008FactorsIT,
  title={Factors influencing the timing of first sexual intercourse among young people in Nyanza, Kenya.},
  author={Eric Yeboah Tenkorang and E Maticka-tyndale},
  journal={International family planning perspectives},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={177-88}
}
CONTEXT Despite the relevance of the timing of first intercourse for the risk of HIV infection, few studies have examined postponement of first sex as a strategy to prevent infection. METHODS Survey data collected in October 2003 from 8,183 standard six and standard seven students aged 11-17 in 160 schools in Nyanza Province, Kenya, were used in logit and log-normal hazard models to understand the factors that influence the timing of first sexual intercourse. RESULTS Both males and females… CONTINUE READING

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