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Table 2 Median percentages and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for risky sexual behaviors by socioeconomic indicators and sex

From: Socioeconomic variations in risky sexual behavior among adolescents in 14 sub-Saharan Africa countries who report ever having had sex

Variable Multiple Sexual Partners (2+) Unprotected Sex
Female Male Female Male
Residence
 Rural 10.3 (4.6–13.2) 18.6 (14.7–25.6) 68.1 (46.3–79.8) 55.6 (41.1–80.0)
 Urban 9.4 (4.9–11.8) 22.8 (18.8–27.8) 51.6 (35.0–68.7) 42.3 (25.3–51.0)
Wealth
 Lowest 10.6 (4.4–12.4) 19.6 (14.8–28.8) 72.5 (51.4–86.8) 61.1 (46.3–81.9)
 Middle 8.9 (4.8–12.8) 20.9 (16.2–28.1) 54.9 (43.6–70.0) 47.4 (36.1–63.6)
 Highest 9.3 (5.4–12.1) 21.8 (17.2–27.4) 46.9 (31.3–67.0) 42.4 (23.4–47.9)
Years of schooling
 0–5 10.7 (7.6–15.1) 20.4 (13.0–30.0) 78.9 (60.5–85.5) 64.8 (54.9–81.7)
 6+ 9.3 (4.1–12.0) 21.3 (17.1–27.2) 49.9 (41.0–67.3) 45.7 (27.8–55.3)