TABLE II

Adequacy of information about sex at first sexual experience. Values are percentages (numbers)

MenWomen
Age groupNo of subjectsNeeded moreKnew enoughNot yet readyNo of subjectsNeeded moreKnew enoughNot yet ready
16-2450868.8 (350)25.2 (128)6.0 (30)53566.3 (355)27.2 (146)6.5 (35)
25-3454673.0 (398)26.6 (145)0.4 (2)72169.4 (500)29.3 (211)1.3 (10)
35-4453776.6 (411)22.3 (119)1.2 (6)63375.4 (477)24.0 (152)0.6 (4)
45-5949474.0 (366)25.6 (127)0.4 (2)68277.2 (527)21.7 (148)1.1 (8)
All ages208573.1 (1525) 24.9 (519)2.0 (41)257172.3 (1859)25.5 (656)2.2 (56)
  • Analysis was based on weighted data.