Prevalence of sexual intercourse among school-going adolescents in Coast Province, Kenya.

@article{Rudatsikira2007PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of sexual intercourse among school-going adolescents in Coast Province, Kenya.},
  author={Emmanuel M Rudatsikira and Ahmed E O Ogwell and Seter Siziya and A S Muula},
  journal={Tanzania health research bulletin},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={159-63}
}
A study was carried out to estimate the prevalence and associated factors of sexual intercourse among school adolescents in Coast Province, Kenya. Data were obtained through the Kenya Global School-Based Health Survey. Overall the prevalence of sexual intercourse within the last 12 months was 14.9% (22.2% in males and 5.0% in females). Among males, the protective factors against having sex were being of age < 15 years (OR = 0.60, 95% CI 0.58, 0.62) and ever been drunk (OR = 0.63, 95% CI 0.59, 0… CONTINUE READING

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